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4 EASY TRICKS TO RELIEVE A HEADACHE 1.Regularexercise.
your headaches. Ifyousuffer frommigrainesonaregularbasis, consider making one small switch to your diet: more nuts. Nuts can work as both a pain relieverandapreventativemethod tostaveoff future onsets. Many varieties of nuts contain an important“ingredient”calledsalicin.Salicin isapainblockingagent that’spresent inmany of today’s medications. Though youmay want to reach for an over the counter pain reliever whenmigrainesstrike,choosenuts—theyoffer the same important ingredients. Holdyourshouldersbackandyourhead level, parallel to the ground, instead of hunching forward. This technique helps improve headaches most frequent during work. “Exercise Can Help You Beat Headaches.” EverydayHealth.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 27 June 2016. 4.Workon improvingyourposture.
Migraine patients are at a slightly increased risk of stroke, and lack of exercise is a risk factor for cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease. Vigorous, regular exercise can help reduce these risks. Gettingenoughsleeponaregularbasis ispart of the migraine hygiene you should practice to keep your headaches at ease. Sleep also includes darkness. Light is painful when you’re suffering from a minimal headache, a hangover, and especially a migraine. Its brightness can trigger an even greater head pain, so don’t be afraid to turn things down a bit. 2.Adequatesleep.
Eating regular meals, avoiding foods that trigger headaches, and staying hydrated will also help reduce the pain and frequency of
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SINGLE LEG STANCE (FORWARD) 1. Stand on one leg and maintain your balance. 2. Hold your leg out in front of your body for 10 seconds.
3. Return to original position. 4. Switch legs and repeat 6 times. 5. Be sure to maintain a slightly bent knee on the stance side.www.empoweralaska.com
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