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Natural Remedies for Headache

What is Headache?


Headache is a very common problem accounting for very many consultations with a doctor. The most common types are tension headaches(q.v.) and accounting for 93% of one series of patients. Other series showed that only one patient in 65 had a serious cause for their headache.

We would advocate attending your doctor for a firm diagnosis:-

  • if your headache is a new symptom to you
  • if it was associated with:-
    • paralysis
    • muscle weakness
    • dislike of light
    • vomiting
    • a stiff neck
  • presence of a fever
  • headache is of long standing
  • the headache causes changes in the sufferer's personality.

Chronic Tension Headache

Chronic Tension Headache symptoms include a chronic persistent headache recurring daily over months or years. It is felt like a ridged band of heaviness or weight all over the head. It does not usually wake the sufferer from sleep although it is commonly present on waking after a night's sleep. It is often is associated with tension in the neck muscles and there may be pain in the temple especially when chewing.

Severe headache, with difficulty in speaking, drooping of one side of the mouth and one sided weakness is an emergency as it could indicate a .

Also helpful may be our pages for , , , and .

What Helps Headache?

Headache Bye Bye! - a Powerful Series of Yoga Exercises

Overcome headache and develop a positive state of mind with this powerful series of sitting Yoga practices. These exercises relax your eyes, your forehead and your shoulders. They strengthen the cooling energy and reduce access energy in your head and help you center in the core of your being.

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Headache Treatment


The usual drugs are tricyclic-antidepressants (such as amitriptyline) or one of the many over the counter aspirin/paracetamol/codeine and other mild analgesic mixtures or non-steroidal anti-inflammatories such as ibuprofen. It is important to note that the prolonged use of paracetamol and ibuprofen can cause headaches and so trigger a vicious cycle of headache, pill taking and further headache.


Home Remedies and Relevant Articles from our Contributors

Home remedies are anything from "homework", food or nutritional supplements, exercises, reading, our featured articles and so on. Natural Remedies from Shared Care offers:-

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Exactly why you get tension headaches...and two simple steps you must take to get Chronic Tension Headache relief
Cannabis ointment can help fibromyalgia, MS and headaches. How to make it here.

Natural Cures for Headache

We explain what we mean by natural cures, natural remedies, home remedies.

These help Headache:-

Please also check out Approaches Individual to the Practitioner for other therapies and treatments.

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Who Can Help Headache?

Who has a Special Interest in Headache?

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Miss. Janine Fahri LONDON W1,  London,   Great Britain
Dr. Christy Allen Tucson,  Arizona,   United States of America
Ms. Cheryl Warnke San Diego,  California,   United States of America
Ms. Melinda Cobb Wheat Ridge,  Colorado,   United States of America
Ms. Ellen Kratka Woodbury,  Connecticut,   United States of America
Mr. Danny Jackson Orlando,  Florida,   United States of America
Dr. Jin Kim Winter Park,  Florida,   United States of America
Ms. Linda Rowlands Fort Lauderdale,  Florida,   United States of America
Yolanda Asher Stone Mountain,  Georgia,   United States of America
Ms. Pamela Bellamy Roswell,  Georgia,   United States of America
Mr. Warren Cargal Atlanta,  Georgia,   United States of America
Ms. Linda Meyer Lake in the Hills,  Illinois,   United States of America
Ms. Sue Heldenbrand Lafayette,  Louisiana,   United States of America
Mrs. Janine L. Agoglia Natick,  Massachusetts,   United States of America
Dell Fisher Somerville,  Massachusetts,   United States of America
Ms. Heidi Gilman Coon Rapids,  Minnesota,   United States of America
Mr. Bryan Watrous Missoula,  Montana,   United States of America
Dr. Kathryn J Hahn Santa Fe,  New Mexico,   United States of America
Ms. Anca Marinescu New York,  New York,   United States of America
Mrs. Karen Sikorski Elbridge,  New York,   United States of America
Mr. Robert Balkind Greensboro,  North Carolina,   United States of America
Dr. Tamara Strickland Columbus,  Ohio,   United States of America
Ms. Patricia Hallam Portland,  Oregon,   United States of America
Ms. Anca Marinescu Dingmans Ferry,  Pennsylvania,   United States of America
Ms. Sharon Sherman Philadelphia,  Pennsylvania,   United States of America
Mrs. Rosie Coelho Austin,  Texas,   United States of America
Ms. Inger Johnson Seattle,  Washington,   United States of America
Ms. Sarah Piestrup Leavenworth ,  Washington,   United States of America

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Headache Support Groups

The home country of the group is listed. Most will provide more information, advice, contacts and help wherever you live:-

Australia National
Canada National
Great Britain National
United States of America National
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Please email editor(at) with the name and URL of your suggestions for additional groups.

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