Dr Oz: How to Diagnose Your Headaches
Dr. Oz explained how to best use Aspirin to treat pain caused by muscle aches and headaches, but now he has a few other solutions to help you figure out exactly what kind of headache you are having so you will know how to treat it without reaching for a pill bottle.
Dr Oz: What is a ‘Rebound’ Headache?
Dr. Oz says knowing what kind of headache you have is the first step to knowing the best way to treat it, so before you reach for a pill bottle he has some important tips to share.
The Rebound Headache – These are caused by taking too many medications to treat headaches. Dr. Oz says if you are taking something for your headaches more than 3 times a week, your body begins to build up a dependency to those pills, which in turn causes another headache.
Dr Oz: Neti Pot Sinus Headache Remedy
Do you often get headaches that cause pain and pressure in your forehead, under your eyes and in your cheeks? If so, you are probably experiencing a Sinus Headache. Dr. Oz says just like we need to keep our mouth clean by brushing our teeth, we need to keep our sinuses clean and free of allergens, which is why using a Neti Pot can be beneficial at preventing sinus headaches.
Dr Oz: How to Treat Cluster Headaches
Have you ever had a headache that caused intense pain around just one of your eyes? If so, Dr. Oz says you are probably experiencing Cluster headaches, which can go on for 1-3 months with a headache occurring every single day in that time period.
- Avoid alcohol
- Get plenty of sleep
- Do not take over-the-counter medication because it does not work well.
- See your doctor for a “real” pill to treat your Cluster headaches.