Yoga for Headache Management

Yoga for Headache Management

Yoga for Headache ManagementHead pain is such a pain that makes you restless all the time and with this your whole body gets into pain. The causes of a headache could come from a variety of ways. There are many types of headache, as they vary, there remedies also vary.

Severe headaches can be treated with the help of yoga, but for your every decision a doctor’s advice is a must. The causes of a headache could come from a variety of sources. These might include muscular tension in the neck, eyestrain, emotional stress, indigestion, allergies, exhaustion, and shallow breathing patterns. Headaches when are at peak they can be from tumors. If you suffer from headaches, see your doctor first to rule out the more critical conditions and then you can try these simple headache yoga exercises. Headache makes you look pale, disturbed, and always rude with every one.

There are certain yoga exercises that can help you for your headache management:

  • Rolling of Head

This yoga exercise is as easy as it seems to be. Look down to the floor and slowly look to the right, then look down again and roll your head to the left. Do a few more times. This helps your head blood circulate.

  • Meditation

According to different surveys, many headaches are caused by stress. Many forms of yoga may help with stress relief, especially by practicing meditation. Ac

cording to the book “Yoga and Psychotherapy,” meditation may help release the mind from focusing on stressful life situations. Yoga also relief from ailments such as migraine and other headaches as the result of practicing Yogic meditation techniques.

  • Nostril breathing yoga

There are several breathing exercises available for headache management. Nostril breathing yoga can be quite effective in headache management. Hold your right nostril with your right thumb and inhale through your left nostril. Then close your left nostril with your right finger, release your thumb and exhale through your right nostril. Inhale through your right nostril, close with your thumb, release your ring finger and exhale through your left nostril. Repeat it at least two times when you have headache problems.

  • Saluting the Sun

It is believed in yoga therapy that saluting the sun every morning can reduce your head problems and can be very effective for especially those who have head pains on regular basis. This yoga salutation of sun gives energy to our body and prepares mind for the coming day challenges. The rays of the sun touching your head and the whole body are very beneficial.

  • Legs with the Wall

Putting legs up with the walls is another yoga technique that releases your head pain gradually. Sit beside a wall on the floor and put your legs straight up too the wall that your heels rest on the wall side. Expand your chest by opening your arms wide. Be in this pose for 10 to 12 minutes. This pose helps stimulate circulation in your blood and provide fresh blood to your head.


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