Category Archives: Headaches

  • Why You Need Lavender Essential Oil for Your Next Headache

    Posted on April 5, 2019 by in Aromatherapy, Headaches

    You’ve might have heard that Lavender essential oil is a guaranteed cure for tension headaches. I wouldn’t go that far, but it is a great oil for to have around for many reasons, including an achey head. Pardon my lack of banter today, but it’s been a crazy week and I really feel the need […]

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  • Why You Need Peppermint Essential Oil for Your Next Headache

    Posted on February 22, 2019 by in Aromatherapy, Headaches

    You’ve might have heard that Peppermint essential oil is a guaranteed cure for tension headaches. I wouldn’t go that far, but it is a great thing to have around when your head starts hurting. Lemme explain. Why Peppermint? Quick aside about where I got the info for this article: Sometime last year, an aromatherapist I […]

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  • A Simple Self-Treatment for Tension Headaches

    Posted on February 15, 2019 by in Headaches

    Some days I prattle on and on about a topic, but today I’m in more of a show, don’t tell kinda mood. So, I’m going to show one simple thing you can do that will help reduce your tension headache pain. All tension headaches involve muscle tension in the neck and shoulder area. Most of […]

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  • What Exactly is a Tension Headache?

    Posted on February 1, 2019 by in Headaches

    Tension headaches are the most common type of headache, and roughly 80% of adults will experience a tension headache at some point in their lives. The National Headache Foundation defines a tension headache as “a non-specific headache, which is not vascular or migrainous, and is not related to organic disease.” So, What Causes a Tension […]

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  • What Type of Headache Do You Have?

    Posted on January 18, 2019 by in Headaches

    Broad Headache Categories You’ve no doubt heard the terms tension headache, sinus headache, and migraine headache, but did you know that there are broader categories of headaches than those? Do you care? Well, you should. The broadest category helps narrow down the cause, and therefore the fix for your headache. It also helps determine whether […]

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  • What You Need to Know About Headaches & Massage

    Posted on June 22, 2018 by in Headaches, Massage

    A Common Complaint “This project is such a headache!” They’re so common that the term has become synonymous with an annoyance, but what are headaches, really? And can massage therapy really help? Different types, different causes. Headaches are pretty easily defined, and we all know one when we feel it: it’s a pain in the […]

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  • Essential Oils for Tension Headaches

    Posted on February 17, 2017 by in Aromatherapy, Headaches

    Let me start off by saying that you’re better off preventing a tension headache by reducing the amount of stress you have (it can be done), improving your stress management (it can also be done), and reducing the physical strain on the head, neck, and face muscles most likely to cause a tension headache. But […]

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  • Massage for Migraines

    Posted on August 5, 2016 by in Headaches, Massage

    Migraines suck! After watching my mother suffer with them throughout my childhood, I’m so grateful that I’ve never had one. But seeing first hand what kind of pain and suffering they inflict has made me very keen to help migraineurs in whatever small way I can. So, I try to keep up on the latest research and […]

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  • Is Your Head Screwed on Too Tight?

    Posted on May 27, 2016 by in Headaches, Neck Pain, Stress

    There’s no other way to put it: Some people’s heads are screwed on way too tight! Between stress, repetitive overuse, poor ergonomics, and wonky posture it’s a pretty common occurrence. Some people are all too aware of it, while others are blissfully unaware. While blissful ignorance may sound preferable, sadly it’s not. Heads that are […]

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  • The Top 7 Reasons You Get Headaches

    Posted on April 29, 2016 by in Headaches

    Almost everyone gets the occasional headache. In fact, depending on the source, experts say that it’s healthy (or perhaps it’s better to say that it isn’t unhealthy) to get anywhere from 2-12 headaches a year. Personally I feel that 12 is a little high, but we’ll go with the range as is. Oh, My Aching […]

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  • 6 Ways to Get Rid of Your Headache Using Water

    Posted on March 13, 2015 by in Headaches

    Did You know? 90% of all adults will get at least one tension headache in their lifetime. Over 10% of the population suffers from migraines. (That’s 18% of women and 6% of men) The average adult body is 50-65% water 71% of the Earth’s surface is water That’s a lot of headaches and a lot of people […]

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  • 5 Ways Massage Can Help Your Next Tension Headache

    Posted on January 30, 2015 by in Headaches, Massage

    But, I Don’t Get That Many Headaches If you’re like the vast majority of people I know, you get several tension headaches per year. At least. Am I right? You may get an average number of headaches compared to your friends and colleagues, but did you know that the average number of headaches far exceeds what is healthy? […]

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    The Secret to Living Well When You Have Migraines & Headaches

    Posted on August 30, 2014 by in Headaches

        What You Don’t Know About Migraines Can Hurt You If you, or someone you know, have migraine headaches, you need to read this book → Living Well With Migraine Disease and Headaches: What Your Doctor Doesn’t Tell You That You Need to Know by Teri Robert. I first became aware of this book when […]

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    5 Summer Headaches and What You Can do About Them

    Posted on June 27, 2014 by in Headaches

    Aaahhh summer. Sun & Fun. You look forward to summer all year, but once it gets here it’s over before you know it. That’s why it’s such a bummer when you get a summer headache! Summer brings with it its own kinds of headache that we don’t have to contend with the rest of the year. Here are 5 […]

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  • 7 Aromatherapy Tips to Get Rid of Your Headache

    Posted on June 13, 2013 by in Aromatherapy, Headaches

    Headaches are a part of most people’s lives at one time or another. Whether you get them 2-3 times a week or 2-3 times a year, there are plenty of natural ways to fight back against the pain. Of course the way you fight back depends on why you have a headache in the first […]

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