Tips To Help Relieve The Pain Tension Headaches. About 90% of all headaches are classified as muscle contraction, more commonly known as ‘tension headaches’. These are the headaches most of us blame on work, bills and arguments. The pain is typically all over the head. You may feel a dull ache or sense of tightness, and it mostly feels like a tight steel band is wrapped around your head. Not everyone under stress gets headaches, but millions of people get them time and time again. For them headaches are a cronic problem. Migraines. Migraines have an even uglier reputation than tension headaches. Migraines are part of the vascular headache family and most often strike women. About 70% of migraine sufferes are female.Migraines can be crippling, so much so that migraine sufferers lose millions of workdays each year. Usually migraines bring severe, throbbing pain to either one side, or both sides of the head. This is often accompanied by nausea, vomiting and dizziness. It can even cause blurred vision, and numbness in the limbs. Trying To Prevent Them. I myself have suffered for years with tension headaches, so now I try to head them off before they start. Here’s a few tips – Medication – Take It Now. As soon as I feel a tension headache coming on, I take a small dose of medication. It’s no use using just a pain killer, you need something that will relax your muscles as well. After all, it’s the tight muscles which are causi- Hot dog & mustard – Contains nitrates which dilates blood vessels, this can lead to head pain. Chocolate – Contains tyramine, a chief suspect in causing headaches. Nuts & Cheese – These also contain tyramine. Drinking & Smoking. We all know the problems//www.information-city-online.com
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