An acupuncturist explains how you can use firm pressure — instead of needles — to relieve headaches, nausea, and more.
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Stress and tension can be a serious trigger for all headache sufferers. An easy solution for headaches is addressing the muscles that get tight in the neck and jaw. My treatments of choice always include Active Release Technique, chiropractic, and acupuncture. When those treatments help but just don’t do the trick, we must look at foods and the reactions to the food we put into our bodies. In my clinical practice, food can be a direct trigger causing headaches for many of my patients.
It’s Food Allergy Awareness Week this week. In the early years of this work, when we first began speaking about food allergies, people used to look at you like you were making it up. How could a child be allergic to food? And since when? As kids, we ate PB&Js and had cartons of milk for lunch at school. They weren’t loaded weapons on a lunchroom table. What’s changed? And why has it changed so fast?
One of the most rewarding things I’ve seen through working with Dr. Lipman is when he tells a patient with headaches or migraines “we can help you.” Here are 2 causes of headaches that you may not have considered: