Headache is unpleasant and most common occurrence that can make us very nervous. The intensity and causes of headache can be different, but before you reach for some medicine you should try these three quick and effective tricks to relieve your headache.
When we are stressed and anxious subconsciously we grit our teeth. This way we are tiring the muscle which connects the jaw with the temple, and the result is a headache. To prevent this, just bite a wooden pencil. It will interpose the work of the jaws and in the same time it will relax them.
Mint is recommended if you have problems with sinusitis or allergies. Massage forehead with essential oil made from the mint. Just put a few drops on your fingers and apply it on your forehead. With circular strokes, gently massage the area around the nose and temples. It is ok to last at least a minute, but if you feel nice you can take more than a minute.
This is an ancient technique from China and it applies almost the same principles as acupuncture to stimulate relaxation, wellness and to solve a different type of pain. First, find the place where the top of the palm and the thumb are linked. Press this spot and with slow circular stroke massage it for a minute or little longer.