How to reduce migraines by massage?
Migraine pain can sometimes be unbearable, so most of us prefer to treat it without any medications. For that, natural healing therapies such as acupressure massage would be beneficial and effective at relieving migraines. Do you often suffer from migraine pain? If so, here we are going to discuss various massage techniques through which you can reduce migraines.
Reduce Migraines by Massage:
Here are some of the self-massage techniques to get rid of the migraine/ headache. For that, you should drink plenty of water so that it works better and effectively. Also, repeat the water after this massage and drink plenty of it.
- Massaging Forehead
Take your thumbs, start pressing on your forehead firmly, and move towards the nose and bridge area above the nose in a circular motion. Also, massage the area that is located underneath your forehead. Keep massaging for 10-15 seconds, then wait a few seconds. Repeat the same about 5 times and feel the difference.
2. Downward Massage on the Forehead
Press on the downward area of the forehead with your thumbs while keeping the palms near the bridge area of the nose. This time, you will massage just above the bridge, not towards the forehead. Now, start pressing and massaging upwards the forehead. While doing it, take deep breaths and repeat it 4-5 times.
Start pinching your eyebrows with both hands and repeat it for about 10 seconds. Rest and then repeat 5 times. Keep breathing deeply while performing this massage. It will relieve migraine pain in the upper and forehead areas.
4. Massaging the Temple Area
Put your middle fingers on the sides of your forehead on the temple area. Start massaging in a circular motion for about 10 seconds and press firmly. Repeat the massage 5 times and see the difference.
Along with these, there are several other types of massage techniques through which migraines can be relieved. Such techniques include Trigger Point Massage, Reflexology, Thai Massage, Hot/ Cold Stone Therapy, and more. Moreover, some people also opt for traditional aromatherapy massage to relieve migraine pain.
You can try whichever technique is right for you, and you feel comfortable with. After trying a few of these, you will know which technique is right and effective. So then you can continue with that and feel relieved whenever you suffer from extreme migraine pain. The message techniques mentioned here have effective results. Once you find the pressure point and press firmly, it will effectively cure migraines.