How the Acupressure Mat can ease headaches


Acupressure Mat is the best pain solution in your headache management!


There are many different types of headache patterns and a variety of causes. While painful and annoying, the majority of headaches does not indicate a serious disorder and, in non-chronic cases, may be relieved by medicines and/or changes in lifestyle.


How to use the Acupressure Mat


The applicator should be pressed against the back of the neck and gradually moved upwards to the nape and then upwards until you reach the crown of the head. The applicator should be pressed in each position for no more than 40 seconds. Be careful not to injure your skin. This procedure should be continued until the pain diminishes or disappears entirely.


Headaches


Headaches involve mild to severe pain in one or more parts of the head as well as the back of the neck.

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The main types of headache are: Tension headaches (also called stress headaches, muscular headaches) - a mild to moderate headache that may last minutes or days and tends to recur. The pain is fairly constant and felt in both sides of the head and neck as a pressure or tension. Most importantly, exercise doesn't make it worse and there are no additional symptoms such as nausea.


  • Migraine - symptoms can be variable, but this is usually a moderate to severe one-sided headache that pulsates or throbs. Importantly, it gets worse with activity and there are additional symptoms, particularly nausea and vomiting, diarrhea and an increased sensitivity to noise, light or smells. Some people experience an aura (symptoms such as flashing lights) before the headache.
  • Cluster headaches - frequent, short-lived (less than an hour), one-sided headaches across the temple or around the eye and occurring once or more a day, and often disrupting sleep.

Headaches recur for several weeks then subside, although another cluster may develop months later. Chronic daily headaches - these may be of any of the above types, and occur for at least 15 days a month for at least three months. This is just a rough guide.


Every individual will have different symptoms, so the diagnosis must be confirmed by a doctor.


What causes them?


Headaches are generally divided into either primary (not related to another disorder) or secondary (caused by other things such as head injuries, high blood pressure or a brain tumor).


Primary headaches won't kill you, even if they're able to destroy your quality of life.


With secondary headaches, it's essential to treat the underlying cause as this may prove fatal.


Treatment involves identifying and dealing with any underlying triggers, then using simple pain-relieving techniques and treatments, followed by more powerful drugs if simple remedies are inadequate.


Source: http://www.patient.co.uk


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