Migraine natural remedies are aim at easing pain caused by migraine and getting rid of it quickly. Migraine natural remedies will assist you to know what to avoid in your diet and what causes it for effective treatment. A migraine is a severe throbbing pain or pulsing sensation that usually affect one side of the head. Migraines are severe, recurring and painful headaches. The extreme pain cause by migraine can last for hours or even days that can be so severe that it interferes with your daily activities.
It often accompanied by nausea, vomiting and extreme sensitivity to light and sound. For some people, a warning symptoms known as aura happens before or with the headache. An Acura can include visual disturbances, such as flashes of light or blind spot or other disturbances such as tingling on one side of the face or in an arm or leg and difficulty speaking.
In this article I will be analyzing types of migraine, causes, phases, risk factors and migraine NATURAL REMEDIES.
I know what you are thinking:
How does this write-up benefits me?
Here are what you stand to gain; you’ll know:
- The meaning of migraine.
- Types of migraine.
- Different phases of migraine.
- Factors that increases your chances of getting migraine and
- Migraine Natural Remedies.
Now, let’s walk through each sub-head …
TYPES OF MIGRAINE
Types of migraine include:
(1) Common Migraine (or absence migraine) has no “aura”.
(2) Classic Migraine (Migraine with aura) present with an aura before the headache and are more severe than common migraines.
(3) A silent or Acephalic Migraine : is a migraine without head pain but Aura and other aspects of migraine.
(4) Status Migrainosus : is a constant migraine attacks that lasts more than 72 hours.
(5) Hemiplegic Migraine : it have symptoms that resemble stroke such as weakness on one side of the body, loss of sensation or feeling of pins and needles.
(6) Retina Migraine: it causes temporary vision loss to one eye, that can last from minutes to minutes but it is usually reversible. This is often a sign of more serious medical problem and such patient should see his or her Medical doctor.
Moreso, some people have migraine frequently, up to several times a week while others have it occasionally. It is possible for years to pass between migraine attacks.
PHASES OF MIGRAINE
Migraine is a common health condition that affects 1 in every 5 women and 1 in every 15 men. It usually occur in childhood, adolescence or early adulthood that can pass through the phases explain below. Also not everyone who suffers from migraines goes through all the stages or phases I’m about to walk YOU through. They are:
(1) PRODROME: One or two weeks(s) before a migraine, you might notice subtle changes of incoming migraine such as:
- Neck stiffness.
- Increased thirst and urination.
- Food cravings.
- Frequent yawning.
- Mood changes from depression to euphoria and
(2) AURA: for some people, aura might happen before or during migraines. Aura are reversible symptoms of the nervous system. They’re usually visual but can also include other disturbances. Each symptom usually begins gradually, build up over many minutes and lasts for 20 to 60 minutes. Examples of aura migraine are:
- Vision loss.
- Pins and needles sensations in an arm or leg.
- Hearing noises or music.
- Difficulty speaking.
- Uncontrollable jerking or other movements.
- Visual phenomena such as seeing different shapes, bright spots or flashes of light.
- Weakness or numbness in the face or one side of the body.
And I’m not stopping there…
(3) ATTACK : A migraine usually lasts from 4 to 72 hours if not treated. How often migraines might occur varies from person to person. Migraines might occur several times a month or rarely. During a migraine you might have :
- Pain usually on oneside of your head but often on both sides.
- Nausea and vomiting.
- Pain that throbs or pulses.
- Sensitivity to light, sound and sometimes smell and touch.
(4) POST–DROME: After a migraine attack, you might feel drained, confused and worn out for up to a day. Some people reported feeling of being elated. Sudden head movement might bring on the pain briefly again.
So when do YOU see YOUR doctor?
If you have:
- An abrupt severe headache like a thunder clap.
- Headache that worsen after a head injury.
- A chronic headache that worsen after coughing, exertion, straining or sudden movement.
- New headache pain after 50 years of age.
- Headache with fever, stiff neck, seizures, double vision, weakness, numbness, trouble speaking or mental confusion.
Migraines are more common in the morning; people often wake up with them. Some people have migraines at predictable times such as before menstruation or on weekends following a stressful week of work or activities.
Do you ever wonder what CAUSES migraine?
The causes of migraine is not known yet. It is suspected that they result from abnormal activity in the brain. This can affect the way nerves communicate as well as the chemicals and the blood vessels in the brain. Researchers believe that migraine has a genetic cause as other causes as well as other factors, such as:
- Loud noises.
- Bright or flashing lights.
- Hormonal changes in women.
- Yeasts or products that contains yeast.
- Strong smells.
- Too much physical activity.
- Too much or not enough sleep.
- Skipped meals.
- Caffeine or caffeine withdrawal.
- Processed meat.
- Aged cheeses.
- Prolonged used of cell (mobile) phones and computers.
- Overuse of medicine meant for migraine.
- Sudden changes in weather and environment.
- Some fruits and nuts.
- Fermented or pickled foods.
- Medicines: oral contraceptives and vasodilator can worsen migraines.
- Certain foods and foods additives such as sweetner, aspertamine and Monosodium Glutamate (MSG).
Other causes include: alcohol, red wine, eggs, chocolate, wheat, soy, mushrooms, salty foods, hydrogenated oil such as vegetable oil, whole milk, trans fat, shell fish, sugar, tea, peanuts (groundnut), oranges and citrus fruits.
Before WE proceed to Migraine NATURAL REMEDIES. Let’s consider this!
The following factors increases your chances of getting migraine. They’re:
(a) Family history: Most people with migraines have family members who suffers from migraine.
(b) Sex: Women are 3 times more likely to suffer from migraines than men.
(c) Medical conditions: such as epilepsy, depression, anxiety, sleep disorder and bipolar disorder.
(d) Hormonal changes: for women who suffers from migraines, headaches might begin just before or shortly after onset of menstruation. They might also change during pregnancy or menopause. Migraine improves after menopause.
This write-up is not meant to be a substitute to where the services of medical professional is urgently needed.
It all boils down to this…
Migraine Natural Remedies
(1) COCONUT WATER (Omi agbon in Yoruba; Ame kokodia in Urhobo; Ruwan Kwankwar in Hausa; Mmri Aki beke in Igbo; Eyin akuba in Idoma) Drink 250 ml of fresh Coconut water either 2 or 3 times a day for migraine natural remedies.
(2) GRAPES (Rodo rodo in Yoruba; Inabi in Hausa) Drink 250 ml of PURE GRAPES JUICE early in the morning. Do not dilute it with water. Do it once a day for migraine natural remedies.
Or: Eat 10 to 12 Grapes daily.
(3) GARCINIA COLA (Bitter Cola in English; Namijin goro; Cida goro in Hausa; Orogbo in Yoruba; Efiari in Efik; Edun in Bini; Efiat in Ibibio; Akilu, Aku-inu, Ugolo in Igbo; Okan in Ijaw) Grind Bitter Cola together
with slices of GINGERS (Chitta in Hausa; Jinja in Urhobo & Igbo; Atale in Yoruba) in to paste
and mix with LEMON JUICE (Oroma nkirisi in Igbo; Omi osan ganyin in Yoruba; Ruwa Baba lemu in Hausa; Itie akpaenfi in Urhobo)
and ORGANIC PURE HONEY (Dorawa in Hausa; Oyin gidi, Oyin igan in Yoruba; Zmanu in Igbo)
Mix them thoroughly. Take half tablespoon 3 times a day for migraine natural remedies.
(4) NEWBOULDIA LEAVIS (Fertility plant, Tree of Life in English; Aduruku in Hausa; Akoko in Yoruba; Ogiriki in Urhobo; Kontor in Edo; Itomo in Ibibio; Ikhimi in Edo; Ogirisi, Ogilisi in Igbo) Boil 1 tablespoon of Newbouldia Leavis powder in 250 cup of water. Add 1 pinch of Black Pepper (Ata iyere in Yoruba; Uziza, Uzize in Igbo; Masooroo in Hausa; Ebe – ahinhi spoke in Bini). Mix them together and drink, when it is cool. Do it 2 times a day.
(5) BASIL ESSENTIAL OIL : It relaxes muscles and nerves in the head making you feel better. Blend 3 to 4 drops of Basil Essential Oil mix either 1 tablespoon of Coconut oil or Olive Oil. Massage your head with it, for 5 to 7 minutes.
Or: Sprinkle Basil Essential Oil where YOU spent most of your time, so that you can inhale the scent.
(6) LAWSONIA INERMIS (Henna in English; Laali in Hausa; Lallee in Igbo) Soak Lawsonia Inermis FLOWERS in VINEGAR for 8 to 10 minutes. Rub them on your forehead. Do it 2 times a day for migraine natural remedies.
(7) Blend equal quantity of BEET or BEET ROOTS
and CUCUMBER into juice.
Immediately after preparation. Drink 300 ml once a day.
(7) MISTLETOE (Afomo isana in Yoruba) Prepare strong tea decoction of Mistletoe. Drink 150 ml three times a day.
(8) OCCIMUM GRATISSIMUM (Scent leaf, Basil leaf in English; Kunguleko in Tiv; Ayeneba in Idoma; Ira, Ufuo-yibo in Urhobo; Esewon in Edo; Effinrin in Yoruba; Arigbe, Nchuanwu in Igbo; Doddoya in Hausa) Prepare tea infusion of Basil leaves.
Drink 250 ml mix with
1 tablespoon of ORGANIC PURE HONEY. Do it two times a day
Or: Boil Scent leaves in water cover your yourselve with thick cloth or blanket so that you will inhale the steam for 5 to 10 minutes.
(9) APPLE : Cut 1 fresh Apple fruit into slices.
Sprinkle Black Pepper over it and eat on an empty stomach.
Or: You can blend an Apple fruit into juice and add 2 pinches of Black Pepper.
Or: You can eat only an Apple fruit without adding BLACK PEPPER.
(10) CELASTRUS PANICULATUS (Intellect tree, Black oil plant in English; Vambe in Tiv; Rimi in Hausa) Chew 5 to 7 seeds of Celastrus Paniculatus on an empty stomach and drink water upon it.
(11) Mix equal quantity of Scent leaves (Ira, Ufuo yibo in Urhobo; Esewon in Edo; Arigbe, Nchuanwu in Igbo; Kunguleko in Tiv; Ayeneba in Idoma; Effinrin in Yoruba) CARROTS and SPINACH (Toromon iganna, Amunututu, Egungun ori iganna in Yoruba; Allayyahu in Hausa; Gborongi in Igbo) Blend in to juice and drink immediately after preparation. Do it two times a day for migraine natural remedies.
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