Skip to main content

Relax, Revive, Rejuvenate: Reducing Tension Aches and Headaches

Tension aches and headaches are a big problem for many people, and they can interrupt life on a daily or weekly basis. Most people just take an over-the-counter pain relief medication to treat the aches and pains, but this is merely treating the pain, while eradicating the problem will take some deeper treatment. Taking over-the-counter pain relievers regularly on a long-term basis can have harmful side-effects to your digestive system. Here are a few remedies that can help eradicate muscle tension and headaches, when done proactively and over the course of time.

The MELT Method
The MELT Method is a low-impact exercise method that can offer lower back pain relief and joint pain relief. Joint pain and lower back pain can compound to cause tension headaches and general aches. It is a proactive approach to pain relief that will gradually reduce the pain you experience, when you do it regularly. The MELT Method brings balance back to your body by helping rehydrate connective tissue, enhancing body awareness, and decreasing stuck stress that builds up in your body during daily life.

Eating Well – and On Time
When your body is hungry, tension headaches are often a side-effect. Your body goes into survival mode when it doesn’t have enough food, and before you know it, all the muscles in your body are tense. If you already need neck pain relief due to muscle tension, hunger will only compound the problem and lead to severe headaches that can interrupt your daily rhythms. Keep some healthy snacks with you at all times, and eat small meals frequently throughout the day. Keeping your blood sugar balanced will also help you feel better throughout the day. Drink plenty of water as well.

Moving Around
For those of us who work desk jobs, sitting can take its toll and cause painful muscle tension and headaches. No matter how close your deadlines are or how focused your project is, it’s important to get up and walk around every 20-30 minutes. Walk to the printer, get up to get some water or a snack, or just stand and stretch. If you struggle to get out of the work zone long enough to remember to get up, just keep a large glass of water at your desk at all times. Drinking lots of water throughout the day will force you to have to get up to use the restroom.


Popular posts from this blog

6 Word Saturday

My bed is calling my name!  

Knot Genie Review and Giveaway

If you have a little girl and have not heard of the Knot Genie then you need to watch the following video:   "The Knot Genie™ and Teeny Genie™ Detangling Brushes were created for every mom that has endured the foot stomping and screaming matches that come with brushing their child's hair. With the Knot Genie, even the curliest, most knotted up hair practically slips through the unique bristle configuration – gently and painlessly. Try the Knot Genie on your kids (or on yourself) – you'll be amazed by the ease of brushing, as well as how it virtually stops breakage and split ends. You've wished for hair brushing standoffs to end. Wish granted." My Review:  Thanks to the Knot Genie for sending me the product to conduct my review.  I was not paid for this review and all opinions expressed are 100% mine.  I know I have grown so tired of my daughter coming to tears every morning when we did her hair. I was becoming to think she was the most

Student Life Application Study Bible Review and GIVEAWAY #NLTBible #TyndaleBibles #LifeApplicationStudyBible #BibleForStudents #SeriousStudyComesToLife

             About this Bible: The incomparable Student Life Application Study Bible is a work of serious scholarship, exquisite design, and a resolve for Scripture application in your daily life. Equipped with the Filament Bible app to help you go further in your reading and study of the Bible, the Student Life Application Study Bible in the New Living Translation will jump off the page and into your life with more than 27,000 on-page and in-app notes, over 350 maps, infographics, illustrations, and much more.    Combining Bible study with full-color visualizations and technology, the STUDENT LIFE APPLICATION STUDY BIBLE will jump off the page and into your life. The Student Life Application Study Bible uses the clear and accurate text of the New Living Translation and is equipped with the Filament Bible app to help you go further in your reading and study of the Bible. This incomparable Bible is a work of serious scholarship, exquisite design, and a resolve for Scripture application