3 Tips for Natural Headache Relief

3 Tips for Natural Headache Relief

3 Tips for Natural Headache Relief

For many of us, headaches can be a daily occurrence. With seemingly unlimited sources, it’s easy to see why so many of us face them. From jaw pain, to migraines, to the daily grind, headaches and neck pain are among the most agitating challenges to overcome. Yet it doesn’t help much to rely on cheap pain medicine, which can deteriorate the liver and kidneys while we build up a tolerance to the holistic remedy we’re supposed to rely on. With the right Check out these three natural headache cures and try them yourself!

Get your magnesium!

Magnesium has been shown to protect against headaches. In migraine-oriented studies, those with more magnesium in their bloodstream were found to report less frequency and severity. Foods rich in magnesium include kale, avocados, legumes, nuts, and seeds. When supplementing magnesium, be wary of digestive issues, as some taking higher dosages have reported upset stomach and indigestion.

Avoid foods high in histamine

Histamine occurs naturally in the body and plays a role in several of our internal systems. Histamine can cause migraines in those sensitive to it, and therefore it is wise to avoid histamine-rich foods. Many of these are not vegan foods, and include aged cheeses, meat, beer, wine, and smoked fish.

Peppermint Essential Oil

Sweet relief! Peppermint essential oil has a lengthy cooling impact that improves blood flow to the forehead and releases muscle spasms. Peppermint oil is a powerful coolant that in its most concentrated form can leave the anointed area with a whoooosh! of chill relief.