01Oct/14

How to treat headaches

Headaches are among the most common medical problems. Some people who suffer from them often while other people hardly know about them. Chronic headaches or recurrent may be painful and distressing, which lowers the quality of life and interfere in daily life (could lead to absences from work, sleep quality, fatigue, irritability, etc.). On a rare occasions headaches are a premature sign to a serious health condition yet, it’s important to always medical evaluation to rule out risk factors. Most people, do not try to find the cause for the headaches, but rather use oxycodone, hydrocodone or other pain relief medication for a temporary relief without handling the cause for the headaches. This work, will present the approach of Western medicine and Chinese headaches ie, distinguish between primary headaches and secondary, specify the signs of dangerous headaches and dangerous from a health standpoint, the common causes of headaches and Western treatments, essentially based on the medication. Another possible cause for headaches is constipation or hemorrhoids. When you suffer from this kind of issue,
you need to take care of the core of the problem. You can read here on how to handle constipation or on the excellent guide on constipation on ianswerit.org.

Further description of etiology, differential diagnosis and treatments offered by Chinese medicine for headaches, which is also based shiatsu.Many people suffer from chronic headaches for years, get used to this chronic pain and sometimes become addicted to these drugs until the moment when they can not go on high doses of these drugs for various reasons (such as pregnancy) or medications are no longer sufficient to quell the headache completely and sometimes do not help in the first place. These people may seek complementary problem solving headaches. Some will turn to Chinese medicine therapists or shiatsu. Differential Diagnosis in Chinese Medicine widespread headaches so “migraine” can belong to several different syndromes and hence, also various treatments.

This is why, according to a Chinese perspective, bullets anti-migraine will not help necessarily all people defined as having migraine, but only to those who suffer from syndrome of migraine that is consistent with the energetics (heater, refrigerator) and the action that the ball does (eg, driving blood, opens stagnation, etc.) .
In this study we examined the effect of shiatsu treatment for various types of headaches, according to Chinese differential diagnosis, through Tishaolim Series shiatsu, documented body of work, we conducted five different patients.

Western Medicine

Headache is a common complaint for which patients seek medical advice turning.
There are hundreds of reasons for headaches, pain in most cases these are benign.
When the headache, pain can occur in fact several areas such as:
The pain-sensitive nerve endings called pain sensors? Nociceptors stimulate stressful situations, muscle tension and dilated blood vessels more. Once sadness that stimulated it sends a signal along the nerve to the nerve cells in the brain, announcing the painful area. Number of participants in this process chemicals and some of them are proteins painkillers called endorphins in the body of Christians. It is thought the body low level in some people it causes headaches, including chronic pain in some people.

Headache related symptoms:

  • Blurred vision
  • Sensitivity to light
  • Food Allergies
  • Sinus pressure and face
  • Click the back of the eye after vomiting
  • Pounding head and temples
  • Visible discoloration
  • Foods and substances that may increase the risk of headaches (usually in the context of migraine): wheat, chocolate, sugar, hot dogs (nitrates), Monsodium glutamate, sulfites, meat, citric acid, alcohol, vinegar and pickled foods, foods undergoing fermentation.

Other factors:

Psychological distress, stress and anxiety constipation, diseases of ENT, sinusitis, head trauma, sleep disorders (surplus or deficit), environmental changes (temperature, fluorescent, environmental pollution, the presence of high altitude – such as flight), drugs, tobacco, coffee, smells (perfume, aftershave), excessive intake of vitamin a deficiency of vitamin B, hypertension, teeth grinding.