Folks who suffer from migraine headaches know that migraines are rarely relieved with the same OTC medications you’d use for a tension, stress or dehydration headache. While sharing some of the symptoms of these, migraines are far more complex and are often treated with prescription medications. If you are a person who suffers from migraines and is looking for treatments that don’t rely on prescription pads, consider these three natural remedies:
According to a 2012 migraine study, people who inhaled lavender oil for 15 minutes during a migraine experienced swifter relief than those who inhaled a placebo. The oil can also be diluted and applied to your temples for a similar effect.
The very daisy-esque feverfew is a flowering herb found in many decorative gardens. It’s been a trusted folk remedy for migraines for hundreds of years. Innumerable people claim it helps their migraine symptoms without side effects, but, full disclosure, there is little scientific data to back this up.
Chronic migraines have been linked to magnesium deficiency and magnesium oxide supplementation has been proven to help prevent migraines.
Contact Dr. Della today if you’re suffering from migraine headaches and in search of a holistic alternative to pharmaceuticals. Make you and your family’s physical health a priority this year. See Dr. Della Parker for a free consultation or call 503-344-6631.