Natural ways to activate the body's own healing process. You can find welcome relief from headaches, heavy migraines and hangovers without the need for drugs. You can learn to listen to your body, by recognizing early warning signals and acting upon them. You can discover gentle, natural headache treatments from massage, yoga and meditation to reiki, aromatherapy and homeopathy. It includes dealing with the underlying causes of headache, emphasizing the importance of a nutritionally balanced diet rich in vitamins and minerals, and avoiding known triggers such as chocolate and alcohol. It outlines some of the factors that trigger headaches such as stress, worry and anxiety as well as food allergies and depression. Many people get headaches and, for some, it can be a debilitating problem. This book examines the types of headaches we suffer from, and their possible causes - for instance bad posture, eye strain or low blood sugar. Choosing to treat ourselves without recourse to pharmaceutical drugs is preferable for many people. In this book you will discover gentle, drug-free treatments that are simple to carry out: for example, going for a swim, stroking a pet, or meeting friends and even laughing may be all that you need; and for regular sufferers, making small changes to your lifestyle, such as adding yoga to your daily routine, drinking a specific herbal infusion, or altering your diet, can produce dramatic results. In this book, you will find a natural remedy to suit you.
AUTHOR: Raje Airey is a trained consultant, prolific writer and editor specializing in complementary healthcare. She spent several years in India studying meditation and has a broad knowledge of many traditional healing methods. She runs a natural therapy facility and has contributed to many books covering subjects such as aromatherapy, reiki, nutrition, naturopathy and homeopathy.