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Headache (Tension)

  • Acupressure: press pressure points between eyebrows or at bottom of web between thumb and first finger

  • Alexander Technique: helps improve posture to avoid buildup of tension in neck and shoulders

  • Aromatherapy: basil, chamomile, massage lavender, peppermint, or eucalyptus around temples; rose compress to eyes

  • Chiropractic manipulation

  • Herbs: 1/2 tsp. each of betony and skullcap made into tea; ginseng (200 mg daily)

  • Homeopathy: bryonia (wild hops), windflower, yellow jasmine, nux vomica—1 tablet every 4 hours as needed—maximum 6 doses

  • Pulsating electromagnetic fields

  • Relaxation techniques

  • Therapeutic Touch

  • Yoga

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