Got a headache? Is your headache accompanied with nausea, vomiting and sometimes, sensitivity to light and sound? The experience can be very debilitating, affecting your overall daily routine. According to Transport Canada, 59% of Canadian adults report some kind of headache while 30% said they suffer from tension-type head pains. Only 17% reported their headaches as true migraines.
Headache is characterized by pain in the scalp, head, and neck or in all of these areas and if often musculoskeletal. Treatment for headache depends on the type and level of pain.
Pain relievers are usually our first resort, but often just mask the symptoms. Do you know that there are options to ease your headache without medication and permanently address its underlying causes? If you want to avoid medication or, if medication itself isn’t working anymore for you, keep reading, here are the things that you can do.