Reasons for Headaches

Natural Remedies for Headaches

Are you trying to find out reasons for headaches? Here we offer reasons and some practical solutions. Causes of headaches can be physical or emotional. Once you discover what is causing your headache you will definitely be able to treat it and prevent it.

ReasonsforHeadacheA Headache could appear from dehydration, from neck muscle spasm, sinus infection, allergy, lack of oxygen in a stuffy room, from anemia, change in the blood pressure, overstrained eyes, low sugar or even from a sudden weather change. One of the most common headaches is related to caffein withdrawal.

As you see reasons for headaches are plenty. You might have excluded all and yet have headaches.

In case you still don’t know the reason why you get headaches, it is always a good idea to explore some emotional reasons for headaches as well.

One reason could be invalidating self, meaning being too critical of oneself. Sometimes no matter how much we do, we are not satisfied with ourselves. We fall into the trap of self criticism and repeat affirmations that are not empowering.

As grown ups we need to learn to be self nurturing and be genuinely nurturing towards others. Now that you may have got some ideas about emotional reasons of headaches, try to play a positive affirmation in your mind. It will take a while, but in the meantime you may also wish to check the list of our home remedies below and try the one that is closest to your type of headache.

Homeopathic Remedies for Headaches

Homeopathy offers a good range of solutions for headaches without side effects. Below you can find descriptions of different headache symptoms and homeopathic remedies for each case. Read through and find the remedy that closely matches your symptoms.

Take Arnica C30 if your headache is due to head injury.

Take Aconitum C30 for a sever pain that comes suddenly, brain feels big for the head, there is a sensation of a tight band around the head, feeling anxiety with a fear of dying from headache.

Take Belladonna C30 for throbbling, splitting headache as if it is pulsing, face becomes red and the pupil large. Headache maybe associated with delirium, often worse on the left side of head.

Take Bryonia C30 for sharp, stabbing pain that is worse with slightest eye movement, you have no desire to talk to anyone, head feels as if it is about to break into pieces. You feel better from cold pressure applied to head, even touch of a cold hand feels good on the head.


Take Ignatia C30 if the reason for headache is disappointment or break up with a loved one, and by emotional stress. The nature of pain is as severe as if a nail is being forced in the side of the head, and you feel a light pressure over the forehead.

Take Cimicifuga C6 (Acta Racemosa C6) if headache comes from muscular tension in neck. You feel pressure on the top of the head and neck stiffness spreads across the shoulder.

Take Nux Vomica C6 if your headache is from hangover with nausea, sensation of great weight on the head, dizziness, hypercritical. The reasons for headache might be drinking too much alcohol, or coffee, extreme smoking.

Take 5 globulins from any of the above remedies every 15 minutes up to 6 doses per day. Let the globulins dissolve under your tongue.

Herbal Remedy for Headache

Herbal remedies can be a great help at getting rid of headaches.

Make sure you drink enough water if you haven’t done so.

A warm herbal bath will relieve headache from tense muscles. Add 10 drops of lavender and 10 drops of lemon balm oil to the water in the bath tub and relax in it for 20 minutes.

For stress related headache combine 20 drops of skullcap tincture and 5ml of lemon balm and take it three times a day with water.

Gingko biloba increases the blood supply to the brain, take two 40 mg capsules.

We hope you have found our explanations on reasons for headaches useful and the suggested treatments convenient. You might want to try some of them and start healing yourself on a natural way.

We wish you a healthy life without recurrent headaches.

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Homeopathic remedies are the foundation of homeopathy, a special type of natural healing treatment that dates back to 1796 when a German physician Samuel Christian Hahnemann developed it and ever since it became popular all over the world specially in Europe and in North America.

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