Treatments for Headache Pain
The Rea Centre Collection: A Work in Progress edited by Chet Day
seem to be an awful lot of inquiries recently on the subject of headaches.
have to say that if a person is concerned that the headaches are abnormal and
uncharacteristic that they need to visit their own doctor for a check up.
said that, very few headaches actually fall into this category of seriousness
as evidenced, for instance by the sales of Over The Counter headache medication,
and the fact that in the USA alone, 45 million people report having regular
headaches requiring analgesics.
are uneasy about the automatic response of reaching for a packet of tablets because
not only are many very powerful drugs in their own right, butů
- Some OTC medications
have side effects more serious than the headache;
use of these products can actually create headaches;
are a symptom of something going on.
if you take a closer look, there can be better ways of dealing with headaches
than taking a pill. It's very common for people to say that they have "migraines,"
but this isn't quite as common as many assume, and it's far more frequently confused
with other types of headache.
can be defined into some specific group types that are quite characteristic.
tension headaches can come from an overload of stress or from being fatigued,
but more often they come from physical problems, from psychological and emotional
issues, or from depression.
headaches come in groups of 1-4 a day in a set cluster period that may be
a matter of days but can extend to months.
headaches have a similarity to migraines in that they affect only one side
of the head and frequently are accompanied by nausea, vomiting, or sensitivity
to lights and noise.
headaches can be experienced after a cold or condition that causes a sinus
the rarest are the organic headaches stemming from a skull or brain
abnormality -- benign or malignant tumors, aneurysm, meningitis,
brain abscess, infection, or encephalitis.
do know that Neuro Linguistic Programming (NPL) techniques such as Koi
Carp can help people zero in on causes with remarkable accuracy, so possibly
can the Village once a person is familiar and comfortable with its usage.
Carp can be used to relieve some headaches quite speedily because
it uses time distortion, so real clock time of ten minutes can give
you an hour or so at a level of relaxation that will ease away a
tension headache much more effectively than aspirin or paracetamol.
Instead of popping these meds, just "take five" and have
a nap in the sun by the lake or in the garden.
here to download a free copy of our Koi Carp PDF instruction
breathing is another good way of relieving headaches. So too
is the imaging of colors and temperatures -- which can be done in
the garden part of Koi Carp or even without this background
how to do it: Imagine yourself in a bubble of light -- purple,
violet, or blue are good ones to experiment with, and then simply
imagine that the light can seep through the skin into the cells
of the whole body, lifting away the pain, and changing temperature
to suit the occasion, either an experience of warmth or cold.
You simply imagine your right hand placed in a bucket of iced water.
Really cold iced water, so of course it will feel as though it has
lost all sensation and gone numb -- without the painful bit of an
actual pail of ice.
the hand is completely anaesthetized, simply rub it over the affected
headache area and feel the numbing effect transferring from hand
to pain, and the numbed hand restored to normal. This normally works
well with one application, but there is nothing to stop you repeating
"cold hand" one of the simplest of pain control techniques
and is good for minor cramps, bumps and bruises as well.
a variant called the "inner pharmacy" that works brilliantly
for some willing to play what seems to be a nonsense game. To do
this one, imagine going into an old fashioned pharmacy of the mind
where your subconscious stores all its remedies.
a gorgeous, old-fashioned, dark place that smells wonderful and
has those old mahogany drawers and counter tops and shelves of brown,
blue and green bottles containing different draughts or pills.
just look over the shelves and pick the bottle that starts twinkling
like a Xmas tree light. Either swallow one -- only one -- of the
tablets inside or pour a into the medicine glass thoughtfully left
on the counter for you. You can even visualize a water bottle there
for those who need liquid to swallow a pill! Who says placebo effect
subconscious can't tell the difference, so the imaged medication
will frequently work much faster than a pharmaceutical with no side
about another ancient pain control technique? Relaxation techniques
are often useful, especially if you can get hold of one of those
little biofeedback meters that tells you when you're "stressed"
or "relaxed" so you get to feel the difference.
you may need to eat something, or get some sleep, or check your
posture and the chairs you are sitting on for extended periods.
may sound like a ghastly idea, but a few swift minutes of vigorous
exercise can set up enough biochemical changes to erase a simple
now you have several natural headache rellief methods you can try
as an alternative to taking a drug.
Note: The Gentle Touch Pain Relief method also works
well for headaches. Click
here to read the fascinating story about this all-natural
method that's been helping people for close to 100 years now.
Note 2: If you have a natural pain relief method that works
for you, please comment below and share it with fellow headache
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