What hurts me – Head

Headache

Causes of headache

  • overuse of medicine (mainly analgesics)
  • overuse of caffeine
  • alcohol abuse
  • overuse of nicotine
  • chronic stress
  • sleep disorders
  • depression
  • insomnia
  • obesity
  • hypertension
  • overactive thyroid gland
  • staying for longer periods of time in an uncomfortable body position – for example when working on a computer,
  • irregular meal rhythm, hunger, too little water consumed
  • wrong diet. Consuming ingredients that can provoke pain, e.g. chocolate, nuts, cured meats containing sodium nitrates, onions, citrus fruits, products containing tyramine (wine, ripening cheese, legumes) and caffeine.

Osteopathic approach:

  • balancing the disturbance of balance of the neck and head myofascial tensions
  • neck muscle and masseter muscles theraphy
  • mobilization of blocked segments of the spine
  • release of fascial tension on the skull
  • relaxation of suboccipital muscles
  • normalization of cranial suture tension
  • release from pain

If your headaches last for a few days or are recurring regularly, please contact a specialist. If neurological, ENT and ophthalmologic disorders are excluded, and headaches continue, then it is recommendable to visit a trusted osteopath.