Headaches are a way of life for some people. Tension, anxiety and stress are some leading causes of headaches in a lot of people. Here are a few natural ways to help alleviate the pain of headaches. We at Barisch Family Chiropractic encourage the Harrisburg, PA area residents read our tips for all natural headache relief before turning to non-natural remedies.
Did you know that a lead cause of headaches is dehydration? While many of us get busy throughout the day, keeping water handy (with a straw – as it encourages sipping throughout the day) on your desk will encourage you to drink more! Or check out some of our Hydration products from Hammer Nutrition!
Get The *Right* Amount of Sleep
Sure. Too little sleep can cause headaches. But did you know that too much sleep can also lead to headaches? For most people the “sweet spot” for sleep is between 7-9 hours per night.
By now, you realize that a chiropractic adjustment can help to relieve back pain, neck pain and shoulder pain. Harrisburg, PA family – if you haven’t been in to see us in some time, click here to schedule your appointment today!
Try Some Stretching
In a previous blog post, we discussed how you can stretch at home to alleviate pain caused from too much sitting. Stretching or Yoga can also help to alleviate headaches naturally. Simple movements can help to increase flexibility, decrease pain and improve your overall quality of life.
Supplement With Magnesium
Low levels of magnesium have been associated with chronic diseases including but not limited to cardiovascular disease, migraines, ADHD and hypertension. Where do you find magnesium? Head to your favorite grocery store and pick up the green, leafy vegetables as well as pumpkin seeds, almonds, cashews and peanuts!
In closing, there’s numerous ways on how to alleviate headaches naturally. Try these tips for all natural headache relief from Dr. Barisch – if you’re still having problems, feel free to reach out to us to discuss what wellness options you have!