Vacaville Chiropractor Provides the Best Remedies for Headaches and Migraines

Vacaville Chiropractor Provides the Best Remedies for Headaches and Migraines

Headaches in Vacaville are very common, and they can happen almost everyday. Migraines on the other hand aren't your typical headaches and they're much worse.

If you have a headache then the level of pain will range from being uncomfortable to something that is unbearable. No matter the severity of that headache is, it can really cause some disruptions for you. As for migraine, let's just say that you'll do whatever it takes to make the pain go away.

The next time you have an episode of either the headaches or the migraine, it would be ideal that you're prepared for it. This will ensure that you won't be bearing the pain for long periods of time. So check out these remedies that Absolute Family Chiropractic has prepared for you if ever you get a headache or a migraine.


  1. Drink water - If you don't hydrate yourself quite often then be prepared for a headache. Chronic dehydration can even be the reason why you're getting tension headaches and even a migraine. In addition to that, being dehydrated can cause irritability and impair your concentration which can worsen the symptom. However, drinking enough water can relieve the symptoms of your headache in about 30 mins to 3 hours. So make sure to hydrate as soon as you feel a headache is kicking in.

  2. Limit alcohol intake - Even though that alcohol won't necessarily cause headaches in some people, it sure can trigger migraine for those who are getting frequent headaches. For the majority, alcohol cause tension and cluster headaches. Alcohol acts as a diuretic which means that it will cause the body to lose its electrolytes and most of its fluid through constant urination. This loss of fluid will result in dehydration which can further worsen the symptoms.

  3. Get some sleep - If you're deprived of sleep then you are likely to encounter some problems with your health including headaches. To prove this, a study was conducted where a group of individuals who had 6 hours of sleep every night have a lesser frequency of getting a headache compared to those who don't. This is the reason why a good amount of sleep should help alleviate the symptoms of your headache. It's also worth noting that too much sleep can also trigger a headache so make sure that you only get the right amount.

  4. Use a cold compress - Applying a cold compress on your head or neck can help reduce the symptoms. This method will constrict blood vessels, slow nerve conduction, and decrease inflammation in which all of these are guaranteed to reduce headache pain.

  5. Drink coffee or tea - Beverages that contain caffeine such as tea and coffee will provide some relief for your headache. Caffeine is a substance known for increasing alertness, improving your mood, and constricting blood vessels in which they all contribute a positive effect against headache symptoms. However, if you've been a caffeine addict your entire life and at some point you decided to stop, withdrawal symptoms are likely to show particularly headaches. So make sure that you know how addicted you are to caffeine before you try on this method.


  1. Apply lavender oil - If you inhale some lavender essential oil for your migraine, you will have some relief for the pain. Doing this for 15 minutes during a migraine attack will provide a faster relief which is more effective than a placebo. You can this method by inhaling the lavender oil directly or applying it on your temples.

  2. Apply peppermint oil - The mint that is infused in peppermint oil will stop a migraine from occurring. It can be applied to the forehead and temples if you're having nausea, light sensitivity, and migraine-associated pain. It was found out that this has a greater effect compared to a placebo.

  3. Try acupressure - This is a practice that puts pressure on your hands and fingers that are linked to specific points on the body that will help reduce pain and other symptoms. It was found out that acupressure is a great therapy for anyone experiencing chronic headaches and other conditions. This is a perfect therapy if you feel that a migraine-associated nausea is coming on.

  4. Add magnesium to your diet - If you lack magnesium in your diet then it can be the reason why you're having headaches and migraines. By taking a magnesium oxide supplement, your migraine episodes will be lessened. But if you plan on going for the traditional approach, then you should consider these magnesium-rich foods:

    1. Almonds
    2. Brazil nuts
    3. Cashew
    4. Eggs
    5. Milk
    6. Oatmeal
    7. Peanut butter
    8. Sesame seeds
    9. Sunflower seeds

  1. Attend a yoga class - Yoga is a therapy that incorporates meditation, breathing, and body postures to improve your health and well-being. If you do yoga often, you will find that the duration, frequency, and intensity of your migraines will start decreasing. It can help in improving your anxiety, improve vascular health, and release tension in areas that triggers migraine.

Headaches and migraines aren't that difficult to cope with. The methods that we're mentioned are some of the things that you can easily do at home so there's no worry if you start feeling the symptoms at any time. If ever the pain and symptoms are unbearable even after these remedies, make sure to consult with your doctor at Absolute Family Chiropractic in Vacaville right away.

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2:00pm - 6:00pm

9:00am - 12:00pm
2:00pm - 6:00pm

9:00am - 12:00pm
2:00pm - 6:00pm

9:00am - 12:00pm
2:00pm - 6:00pm


Absolute Family Chiropractic
1490 Alamo Drive Suite B
Vacaville, CA 95687
(707) 474-5688