Migraine remedies are in great demand, because according to statistics 85% of the world population suffered from migraine at least once. Migraine is a severe headache, usually felt as a pulsating pain in front or side part of the head. Migraines are considered a serious illness, and only your doctor can recommend what migraine remedies should you take.
What are the best migraine remedies ?
One of the migraine remedies is to use medication like NSAIDs (Non steroidal anti inflammatory drugs) such as Aspirin or Ibuprofen. NSAIDs are the first type of drugs used to treat mild to moderate pain. Ibuprofen, Naproxen, Aspirin, Acetaminophen are all over the counter drugs and have good benefits for mild migraine. Naproxen seems to be more effective than other NSAIDs. The NSAIDs list includes many drugs, but only your doctor can choose the proper one for you to treat your migraine. For these drugs to have a maximum effect quickly, you need to take them when you get the first sign of migraine. In this way your migraine will not reach a maximum intensity and it will take less time. Also is preferable to go into a quiet dark room and use cold compresses on forehead until the pain is gone . You should avoid using these drugs continuously, as this can cause the body getting used to the drug and may not have results.
Natural migraine remedies
Acacia Flowers (infusions and tinctures) have sedative and calming properties and is recommended in treating migraines. It is recommended infusion of 100 g of acacia flowers and 100 grams of alcohol of 70 degrees, which is left to macerate for 10 days. Take 30 drops each morning for 10 days a month.
Infusions of mint, lime, shock, melissa and chamomile have calming effects on migraine. They can be used separately (each 2 teaspoons of herb per cup with boiling water) or a teaspoon of a mixture obtained from all plants and a cup of boiling water.
Lavender has a calming and relaxing effect and is one of the best natural migraine remedies. It is also a natural painkiller. Therefore it is recommended for headaches occurring against a background of nervous tension. Place 10 drops of lavender on a towel, which is applied as a compress on the forehead and neck. An alternative are foot and hand baths with a decoct from parsley, mint or steam inhalations of apple cider vinegar mixed with basil infusion. For the preparation of decoction, are recommended every 2 teaspoons of each herb in a quart of water. Plants will boil for 5 minutes. If you use steam inhalations with apple vinegar and basil infusion, add 5 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar in 500 grams of basil infusion (prepared from 5 teaspoons of herb in 500 g of water). Inhalation lasts 6-8 minutes.
The same effects for migraine remedies are local massages. For 5-10 minutes, massage the temples, forehead and neck with a mixture of oils of pine and mint (one drop each).
How can we prevent migraine ?
- Avoid eating chocolate, dry wine, especially red, champagne and beer.
- You should sleep enough, but do not overdo it.
- You must eat at regular times and do not skip meals.
- Avoid stress and practice relaxation techniques.
- Another indicated thing for migraine remedies is to take supplements like: vitamin E, vitamin B12 injectable, magnesium and potassium.
Any migraine that is unusually severe or last more than a few days should be checked by your doctor. If you have a migraine accompanied by paralysis, confusion or fever, you should seek medical emergency, and the doctor will indicate what are the best migraine remedies for you.