Headache or cephalgia is defined as pain in the head or upper neck. It can be symptom of a number of different conditions of the head and neck. Some people have occasional headaches that resolve quickly, while others are debilitating.
Primary headache is not associated with (caused by) other diseases like migraine, tension and cluster headache. Tension headaches are due to tight muscles in shoulders, neck, scalp and jaw & often related to stress, depression or anxiety. Migraine is unilateral and pulsating headache, lasting from 4 to 72 hours associated with nausea, vomiting, increased sensitivity to light and sound. Cluster headaches refer to periodically occurring headaches of extreme intensity, with active periods interrupted by spontaneous remissions. Secondary headaches are caused by associated diseases such as sinusitis, brain tumors, strokes, meningitis, caffeine withdrawl or discontinuation of analgesics.
Self care tips
- Apply an ice pack to the painful area of your head.
- Take a warm bath or shower, take a nap or a walk.
- Treat yourself to a massage. Rest, sit or lie quietly in a low-lit room.
If headache is associated with persistent nausea and vomiting or with seizures, fever or stiff neck, head trauma, changes in vision, speech, behavior and is getting worse then take medical advice. Primary headaches can be managed conveniently with the following formulation.
Homeopathy Composition: Cimicifuga racemosa 4x, Gelsemium sempervirens 3x, Iris versicolor 2x, Sanguinaria Canadensis 3x, Spigelia 6x, Dispensed in globules.
Indications: Helps relieve headache due to chronic indisposition, Migraine, mental worry, over study and exposure to sun.
Adults: 4 pills, 4 times a day.
Children: 3 pills,3 times a day. In severe cases take 4 pills, every 2 hours, 6-8 times a day or as advised by the physician.
For best results take bakson Mig Aid Tablets twice daily with this formula.