Dr Oz: Headache Remedies
Cures for your headache don’t always come in a bottle. In this segment, Dr Oz showed you his all- natural headache cures that will give you fast and long lasting relief. Dr Oz brought up audience member, Renee, who stated that she had 4 kids and got headaches easily. (Boy, do I and millions of other mothers know this feeling.) Renee stated that her headaches normally occurred in the front, but sometimes she got pain on the side of her head.
Dr Oz: Tension Headache Ginger Tea Remedy
Tension Headache: A tension headache feels like a vice is closing down on your head and squeezing until your eyeballs feel like they’re ready to just pop out of your head.
(Sorry, I got a little carried away. I love horror movies.) Tension headaches can be accompanied with neck pain and is often caused by excessive stress.
Remedy: Ginger tea. Ginger reduces inflammation and changes how your body responds to the pain. Dr Oz had Renee try a cup of the tea. You can purchase ginger tea for $5 at grocery stores.
Dr Oz: Capsaicin Cream Cluster Headache
Cluster Headaches: Cluster headaches feel like a spear is being pushed right into your eye or your head. It’s deep in the hypothalamus in the brain. Cluster headaches are least common in women than men. (Sorry, guys!) A cluster headache may be accompanied by a runny nose or a fever.
Remedy: Capsaicin cream. Rub it on the inside of the nose. This product cost $11 and can be purchased at grocery stores.
Dr Oz: Feverfew Migraine Remedy
Migraine Headache: Women are 3 Xs more likely to have it. (Sorry, ladies!) With a migraine headache, you may become sensitive to light and sounds.
Remedy: Feverfew. This product comes from the sunflower family and reduces inflammation.
Dr Oz: Ocular Massage for Headaches
Manual Therapy: Use the acupressure massage- Dr Oz took off Renee’s shoe and massaged her foot. (I was so jealous!) To do this, put pressure on the space between the big toe and middle toe.
Bonus tip: The ocular massage. Place your thumbs on the brow of the nose, push fingers outward while taking a deep breath.