The first step toward battling headaches is understanding what’s causing them. According to experts, there are over 150 types of headaches and ‘tension headaches’ are the most common. Stress is the most commonly reported cause of tension headaches. So, it is important to first understand what is causing stress, what parts of your body are being affected, and how to reduce these stressors.
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The causes can be both physical and emotional. Muscular issues in your neck and back, infections, dietary and hydration habits, and toxins from alcohol, tobacco and processed foods can cause physical stress. Tension from work, school, family and other relationships can cause emotional stress that can also transform into physical stress. Examine your daily routine and determine what changes you can make eliminate these stress factors.
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Headaches can be caused by serious underlying medical conditions, so always seek guidance and treatment provided by your doctors, therapists and nutritionists.
Consider alternative, complimentary or integrative treatments such as chiropractic, massage, acupuncture and herbal treatments when conventional approaches do not bear fruit. Many of these approaches are steeped in thousands of years of practice. For Example, CBD derived from the hemp plant can help your endocannabinoid system regulate your physiology and health. Research into the positive impacts of CBD in treating pain and inflammation caused by stress is progressing at a rapid pace.
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