Does anyone have chronic headaches? Looking for a homeopathic or herbal remedy that really works?

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I hаνе chronic headaches. I usually υѕе Ibuprofen, οr naproxen sodium bυt mу stomach іѕ starting tο gеt pretty sensitive. Tylenol doesn’t work аt аƖƖ аnԁ I’d Ɩіkе tο find something natural ѕіnсе I need tο take іt еνеrу day.

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10 Responses to “Does anyone have chronic headaches? Looking for a homeopathic or herbal remedy that really works?”

  1. mike on October 31st, 2007 10:31 pm

    try feverfew/jamacian dogwood compund!!! it works great!!!

  2. FlowerChild on November 1st, 2007 5:56 pm

    I would recommend doing a little research online, finding a holistic doctor, and checking out stores like whole foods and trader joes.

  3. Alison T on November 4th, 2007 6:13 am

    One thing that really helps with my migraines and chronic headaches is I went to my local store and found some nice essential oils ( I like peppermint and eucalyptus) to smell. They can relax your senses and help you with the tension in your head. Another helpful hint is to use acupressure points on the webbing between your thumb and index fingers. Press these spots and your headaches will go away at least a little bit if not totally. The good thing about this is that the acupressure doesn’t cost a thing! Don’t forget to drink a lot of water, since dehydration can make your headaches worse.

  4. minervabnu on November 6th, 2007 2:28 pm

    I think you need to get at the root of the cause.
    Why? For indigestion.
    For strain. Or BP.
    For eye problem.

    Start with some digestive gels.
    A friend said have a coke and an Aspirin and it helps.
    Homeo helps. Best go to a good doc. I toll some and am OK now. Name not known.

    Hope u get well.

  5. Marie on November 8th, 2007 5:59 am

    My chronic headaches are caused by arthritis in my neck. I use ice when they turn into a migraine. I have prescription drugs but take them only sparingly. Massage your self with a percussion massager and you will find where the pain is coming from. A massage therapist can do wonders. You might want to see if your headaches are triggered by a food allergy or stress.. I went to a physical therapist and she taught me some exercies that I do that keep my tendons and muscles stretched in my neck. I also use a TENS unit. My daughters are caused by an accident she had 10 years ago. Are you grinding your teeth? You may have TMJ. Maybe your headaches are the result of a sinus infection. Use salt water rinses to clear that up. Salt in clean, germ free water acts as a natural antibiotic. Use a netti cup.

  6. observer on November 11th, 2007 5:35 am

    Magnesium supplements are good for chronic headaches.

    Also make sure you have regular bowel movements by eating more fiber. Sometimes when your heater is high at night, that was what was giving me headaches,
    I took Magnesium only two days and I quit drinking four glasses of milk since too much Calcium can cause Magnesium deficiency.
    At night I take a calcium, Magnesium and Zinc supplement that provides 60 percent of these minerals. The one that suits me is from Trader Joe’s. This supplement also improves my sleep. Has to be taken at night after you eat a snack. Glucose (Carbohydate building blocks) or amino acid (protein building blocks) are needed for transporting the supplements in the body.

  7. Mommyof2 on November 11th, 2007 11:37 am

    I also have had chronic headaches for years. The only thing that ended up working for me is Progesterone Cream. Many of us have overly high estrogen levels, due to many factors such as hormones found in our foods, plastics, etc. I have tried every remedy under the sun, and this is the only thing that worked for me. You just rub the cream right on your head every 10 minutes until the headache is gone, which for me usually only takes 3 times. Also to prevent this happening at all… use a small amount of the cream twice a day for 2 weeks of every month. This will allow your body to have a normal Progesterone/Estrogen balance, and you will hardly ever get headaches at all. It is truly amazing how well this has worked for me. I use the AIM brand which is a great company.
    I have heard of all kinds of remedies, including drinking lots of water, etc, but nothing else ever took care of my headaches so well. I used to take Ibuprofin as well, but eventually it just doesn’t work as well, and it stressing out your liver and body. Now that I use the cream, I almost NEVER have to take anything else for headaches, I hardly ever get them at all anymore. :) Feel free to contact me if you need more info.

  8. javierporras1983 on November 12th, 2007 1:53 pm

    I will recomend you this 100% Narural product i’m personaly taking but you have to promess to yourself that if you are going to try it you have to take it EVERYDAY, IF not it won’t work!, you have to take it as directed on the istructions. Is a juice you can find out all about it at the website i’m giving you under this note.

  9. ReBeL AnGeL on November 13th, 2007 3:21 am

    HOMEOPATHIC TREATMENT(s) FOR HEADACHES, MIGRAINES, SINUSITUS (Without any side effects or complications) :-


    With constant nausea; clean tongue Ipecac 30X, 3 hourly

    With severe throbbing and rush of blood towards head Belladonna 30X, 3 hourly

    Due to over eating; stomach disorders; tongue thickly whitish coated; worse bathing specially after river bathing Antim Crud 30X or 200 4 hourly(3 Doses)

    Due to exposure to dry, cold wind; sudden with anxiety Aconite Nap.30X or 200X, 1/2 hourly (3 Doses)

    With watering of eyes and sensitiveness to bright light Euphrasia 30X, 3 hourly

    Headache; better by bending backwards; due to nerve injury Hypericum 30X, 3 hourly

    Headache with humming in ears; due to nervous weakness Kali Phos.6X or 30X, 3 hourly

    Hammering headache; worse during menstrual cycle going in sun; school girls Natrum Mur.30X or 200X, 4 hourly

    Headache starts from nape of neck and shift over to the head; patient desires to lie down quietly; better passing urine Gelsemium 30X or 200X, 3 hourly

    Violent headache due to working under gas light; sun-stroke Glonoine 6X or 30X, 2 hourly

    Bursting headache; worse by stooping and movements; excessive thirst and constipation Bryonia 30X or 200X, 3 hourly (6 Doses)

    Nervous headache; after grief, disappointment; worse inhaling smoke Ignatia 200X or 1M, 3 hourly (3 Doses)

    Headache; due to sinusitis, pressure and pain at the root of nose Kali Bich 30X, 4 hourly

    Due to eating rich fatty food, loss of thirst, better in open cold air Pulsatilla 30X, 4 hourly

    Due to eye strain; disturbances of accomodation of eye sight Ruta Grav 30X, 4 hourly

    After taking alcoholic drinks; sedentary habits; chilly patient Nux Vomica 30X, 4 hourly

    Sun haedcahe; aggravation from sun rise to sunset; from cardiac origin Kalmia Lat.30X or 200X, 6 hourly

    Of school children; crushing headache, pressure on top of head Acid Phos 30, 4 hourly

    Headache localised; at the nape of neck; worse by walking and noise Pneumococcin 200X, 10 min (3 Doses)

    Frontal headache; neuralgic pain above and behind the right eye; heaviness of head. Better by rest, lying down and eating Penicillinum 30X or 200X, 10 min (3 Doses)

    Headache worse early morning;empty gone sensation at 10 -11 A.M. Sulphur 200X or 1M, weekly (3 Doses)


    From mental work; cold, uncovering head, pressure, sitting upright or sun-stroke Glonoinum 30X, 3 hourly

    For nervous, gastric, bilious individuals. Migraine due to mental over exertion in teachers and students. Right sided, specially Sunday migraine, blurred vision, hemiopia; blindness; often burning pain in entire gastro-intestinal tract with violent acid vomiting at the height of attack; worse hot weather; spring and fall; better after vomiting or sufficient night sleep Iris v.200X or above, 10 min (3 Doses)

    For irritable hypochondriacs of bad temper; cholerics, neuropathics; from abuse of alcohol, coffee, spices, tobacco, vexation and worry, mental over exertion, business worries, sexual excesses, sedentary habits, cold dry air and winds Nux Vomica 30X or 200X 4 hourly

    For pronounced vasomotor individuals (irritable and full of fear) during pre-climacteric and menopausal stage.Tired expression, head congestion, circumscribed red cheeks; pain above right eye, throbbing, stitching, rhythmic pain, often in every 8 days, early morning, beginning in nape, extending upwards, locating in the region of eye, rising and falling with the sun; sensation of heavy congestion Sanguinaria C 200X, 10 min (3 Doses)

    For weak, fat and irritable patient; often apathetic, changing moods, strange changes of character (egocenteric), memory weak, due to disturbance during climacteric period, results of tobacco abuse. Person with shallow complexion, yellow saddle across the nose; pain located on left temple; throbbing, stitching pains Sepia 200X, 10 min (3 Doses)

    For neuropathic persons, full of fear caused by noises, change of weather or worms; with face pale, located above left eye; specially left pupil (ciliary neuralgia); sharp,shooting, tearing, stitching, periodical pain from occiput to left eye; slowly rising in intensity with sun. Bile vomiting at the height of attack, slowly improving with setting sun.feeling as if head were open along sagittal suture Spigelia 200X or 1M, 10 min (3 Doses)

    Left sided; worse during and after sleep; before menstruation; heat;during menopause Lachesis 200X or 1M, 10 min (3 Doses)

    Intercurrent remedy Bacillinum 200X or 1M, fortnightly (3 Doses) .


    Right sided frontal sinusitis; discharge thick, yellowish; worse by cold,damp and exertion Penicillinum 30X or 200X, 6 hourly

    Sinusitis after mastoid operation Helka lava 3X or 6X, 4 hourly

    In acute or chronic sinusitis; catarrh with stringy discharge Kali Bich 30X 4 hourly

    Tearing pain in head; from root of nose, extending to forehead with nausea; dryness of mucous passages Natrum Mur 30X, 4 hourly

    Pain begins at the back of head and settles over the eyes; worse under a fan Silicea 1M, weekly (6)

    Chronic cold with loss of smell and yellow green phlegm; better in cool, open air Pulsatilla 30X or 200X 4 hourly

    Intercurrent remedy Bacillinum 200X or 1M fortnightly (3 Doses)

    Complaints worse early morning; aversion to take bath Sulphur 200X weekly (3 Doses)

    Take Care and God Bless you !

  10. keko on November 13th, 2007 11:49 am

    All good recommendations but wouldn’t you like to know how to prevent them? They are caused by muscles tightening up pushing (because they are tight) on what ever location that is triggering the headache. For a full explanation and much more see The Trigger Point Therapy Workbook by Davies.
    In the mean time, take a swig of molasses to help the muscles relax (added benefit is the magnesium that your body uses to regulate many things) daily banana(s) after that are an option.
    If you have some one who can run their second joint of their index finger up your spine (both sides) massage your shoulders and neck, you can do the rest – if not make use of the corner on any wall to apply pressure where the knots are (you WILL feel them) for a little while or until they loosen up if it is a short time. Reach what you can up through your neck. Anywhere there is (or is supposed to be) hair lightly rub or scratch you will feel (lots) of tender places running your fingers over them a few times every couple of hours until they go away (they might be there long after the headache is gone). This much will help.

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