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Homeopathic Remedies For Chronic Headache

In order to prevent a chronic headache from getting any worse, the patient must take the remedy as soon as the headache is felt - quick treatment can help a headache from getting worse. Given below are homeopathic remedies that that are used hourly in 6, 12, or 90th potency. The remedies may also be used until there is relive from the headache and can be taken as often as needed. These remedies may also be administered to people who suffer from frequent headaches.

Argentum nitricum

Argentum nitricum is to be used in the homeopathic treatment of individual affected by chronic headaches that arise as a result of too much time spent reading, they can be due to eyestrains caused by other media like television or extended time spent on a computer. Such headaches can also arise due to the elevation of blood sugar levels, they can arise due to heavy physical exertion, and they can be brought about by repeated stomach problems and other digestive disorders. The area in the head affected by such headaches tend to be generally on one side either the left or right, in some cases the frontal area of the head can also be affected. The physical symptoms tend to come on in the form of radiating bands of pain or they can be vise like in intensity, the patient can also be affected by the presence of digging and stabbing sensations as well. The person may be affected by the presence of a lot of heaviness in the head. The person may complain that his or her head feels enlarged or expanded coupled with a hollow feeling. Physical symptoms such as spells of dizziness and a persistent dullness are also evident in the individual. The person is often affected by a lot of belching and may be physically trembling in some instances. Psychological symptoms include a persistent fear of failure, agoraphobia or fear crowds, fear of heights; the patient also suffers from a constant anticipation of imaginary disasters. Such patients also tend to be very impulsive in their day to day behavior, and they are obsessive about a lot of things and events. The condition of such patients tends to worsen when they are exposed to warmth; the symptoms also intensify when the person wakes up in the morning, and when the individual engages in mental work of any kind such as reading. The condition of the patient may improve on the application of hard pressure to the head, and when he or she is out in the open air. The presence of one or more of these symptoms requires the immediate use of Argentum nitricum as a homeopathic remedy in the treatment of the chronic headache.

Lachesis

Lachesis is to be used in the homeopathic treatment of individuals with chronic headaches that set in after midnight, due to dim vision, such headaches can also arise as a result of intense exposure to the harsh sunlight, because of consuming too much alcohol, because of medical conditions such as colds and flu's, they can come about in women who are in the menopause stage, and may affect those undergoing PMS. Physical symptoms induced by such headaches tend to come as a pulsating and stabbing sensation, including the presence of a pressing sensation on the skull. The headaches typically affect only one side of the head; normally it is the left side of the persons head. The headache feels as if a lot of heat is being generated on the top of the persons head. Physical sensations generated by the headache also include a lot of heat and flushing in the face, the person may suffer cardiac palpitations form time to time. The headaches as a rule can also be due to some existing hormonal imbalance in the person. The scalp of the person is really sensitive to the touch and to other conditions. Psychological complications include a sudden talkativeness and vivacity, the person may be very witty, and also tends to be very suspicious of events surrounding him or her, he or she is guilt ridden and angry most of the time. The condition of the patient can greatly worsen following sleep, he or she is really sensitive to bring touched, and to the harsh glare of the sun. The condition of the patient can greatly improve if there is a flow of mucus from the nose or if she is menstruating, the symptoms will also abate when the person is lying down. The presence of one or more of these symptoms requires the immediate use of Lachesis as a homeopathic remedy in the treatment of the persistent and chronic headache.

Nat. mur.

Nat. mur.. is to be used in the homeopathic treatment of individuals suffering from chronic headaches which has symptoms such as the appearance of zigzag lights in the individual's vision, along with the presence of a tingling sensation in the body. Such headaches can result due to prolonged exposure to the glare of the sun, because of excessive warmth, due to problems with the sinus, and because of uncontrolled emotions. The headache tends to affect the region of the forehead or only one side of the head. The physical sensations felt by the patient can also include persistent hammering, throbbing, and bursting sensations in the head. The person is affected by the presence of a continuous jerking pain in the head. Physical symptoms are coupled with dryness in the mouth and persistent thirst. The patient is also affected by persistent nausea along with the discharge of a watery fluid in vomit. The person appears faint and is physically very pale in complexion. Psychological symptoms include attendant sadness; he or she may desire solitude and is very averse to sympathy from those around. He or she keeps emotional issues bottled up within. The condition of the patient can greatly worsen because of excessive heat, and too much motion or continuous movements, they can worsen in the daytime, and after ten in the morning, the symptoms can also worsen if the person keeps his or her grief suppressed. The condition of the patient can improve on exposure to the fresh air. The presence of one or more of these symptoms requires the immediate use of Nat. mur. as a homeopathic remedy in the treatment of the headache.

Sepia-Ink

Sepia-Ink is to be used in the homeopathic treatment of individual affected by chronic headaches which often come about during the menstrual period, such headaches are also frequently felt during menopause by women, they can also come about because of constant exposure to artificial light, and these headaches can also come about if the individual keeps on skipping meals. Physical symptoms which characterize such headaches include the presence of abrupt and shock like, jerking pains in the head. The pain is typically in the region of the forehead, and occurs mostly on one side of the head, namely the left. Physical symptoms also include heaviness in the head. The person is also affected by a feeling of emptiness in the stomach. The patient feels chills passing all over the body, he or she can become physically very faint, and is always tired or exhausted, the patient also experiences persistent backaches. Psychological symptoms included a depressed feeling; the person may feel hopeless and insecure in company. He or she may become indifferent to everything around him or her. The patient feels a need to keep busy at all times. The condition of the patient can greatly worsen when lying down, on being moved or at the slightest motion, she will also feel weak during menstruation, and he or she will dislike the cold. The condition of the patient can greatly improve if he or she spends time out in the open air, when he or she is rest, or after any time spent on physical exertion. The presence of one or more of these symptoms requires the immediate use of Sepia-Ink as a homeopathic remedy in the treatment of the persistent and chronic headache felt by the person.

Silicea

Silicea is to be used in the homeopathic treatment of individuals affected by chronic headaches which start after the person is exposed to drafts or to the cold air out of doors, these headaches can result due to overexcitement, they can also come about because of excessive time spent in studying books, these headaches also affect individuals following vaccination. Physical symptoms that characterize such headaches are the presence of stitching pains in the head. The patient also complains of extreme and tearing painful sensations passing down from the neck and the occiput towards the vertex and the eyes. The patient often experiences rushing of blood to the head during the headache. Physical symptoms that are also apparent include the easy development of sweats along the head and the hands. The person suffers from a very poor and low stamina. Psychological symptoms include great timidity and physical weakness, the person also displays a very stubborn streak. He or she may also lack confidence and tends to be nervous, and picky about things. The condition of the individual can greatly worsen when exposed to cold air and drafts, and to constant motion or movement. The condition of the patient can improve if the head is wrapped warmly, or if some pressure is applied to the head. The presence of one or more of these symptoms requires the immediate use of Silicea as a homeopathic remedy in the treatment of the chronic headache.

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