From a personal experience we all know the insidious headache and that’s why this advice won’t leave you indifferent
Head massage – a way of improving the blood flow in the critical zone, releasing from stress is also a way of decreasing the pain.
We suggest you a method that will sometimes help you more than pills.
Massage with a towel – an efficient way of influence on the blood flow in the areas of head and neck which helps to remove the pain.
Besides, head massage is a very pleasant procedure.
How to do the therapeutic massage with the help of a towel:
– Choose the right towel – it shouldn’t be too thick. Roll in a pretty tight roll using spiral movements.
- Press the towel on the back of your head well. Hold it with your both hands from the different sides, but tightly.
- Move the towel up on your head, down your neck and shoulders. Do it rhythmically, unrolling the towel gently so that the massage is intensive enough.
- This procedure should last 3-5 minutes – this kind of simulations will be enough to alleviate your headache. If the pain didn’t decrease, take a 10 minute break and repeat the massage.
Manual therapists consider that the most common cause for headaches is a spasm. The spiral massage with a towel relaxes the zone around the neck and the head, works on eliminating the spasm, has a positive effect on the clamped vertebrae in the area of the neck.
Massaging the head in strong headaches is good to be combined with some additional therapy: have a cup of mint tea which will affect your blood vessels to widen. The pain will disappear soon!