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ACUPUNCTURE & HERBAL MEDICINE, LAc
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5 Stretches To Relieve Headache

Headaches are a modern day occurrence for many people. There are over 100 types of headaches with many various causes.

This blog is addressing the most common types of headache.  Are you one of those people that regularly suffer from tension headaches associated with day to day living (from emotional tension), or poor postures (from poor physical tension)?

The good news is that there are lots of simple things you can do to help reduce or relieve your tension headaches – naturally.

WHAT CAUSES Tension HEADACHES?

Many tension headaches are a result of the muscles and joints around the upper neck becoming too tight, from poor posture, specifically sitting in front of the computer for prolonged periods of the time. This puts pressure on nerves at the top of your spine, causing pain to the back of the eyes and the forehead. It is common to wake with this type of headache first thing in the morning, especially if a person clenches their jaw or tucks their chin to the chest while sleeping. Tension headaches can develop during the workday – especially if you have a desk based job.

WHAT CAN I DO TO RELIEVE MY HEADACHE?

Gentle stretching exercises can help alleviate the aches associated with tight muscles around the neck and upper back. These really simple stretches…READ MORE