For many of us, the knee jerk reaction to a headache is to take some over-the-counter painkillers. Of course sometimes this truly is the only thing that helps, but before you rush to the tablet cupboard why not consider a natural approach?
Below we look at some tried and tested natural ways to help with headache pain.
Note: If your headaches are frequent/severe, be sure to seek advice from your GP.
1. Keep a headache diary
When a headache strikes, note down what you’ve had to eat and drink, how you’re feeling (stressed, calm?) and how much sleep you’ve had. Learning your headache triggers will go a long way to prevent future episodes.
2. Eat small meals frequently
When your blood sugar gets low it can trigger headaches. Try to keep this in check by eating smaller meals more frequently and snack between meals. Try to keep foods healthy and nutritious to avoid inflammation.
3. Stay hydrated
Dehydration is a common headache trigger. Ensure you are drinking plenty…