3 Natural Ways to Relieve Headaches

1. Improve your posture. Most headaches are caused by poor mechanics of the neck and upper back joints. Evaluate the way you sit at a desk, at home and how you carry yourself when walking. The simplest way to improve your posture is to pretend you have a string gently pulling you upward from the top of your head.

2. Strengthen your shoulders and upper back. By improving the muscle support of the mid and upper back; your body can cope with normal everyday reaching tasks. This decreases the strain on the neck muscles and allows you to move more naturally. At first, when exercising these weakened areas, your headaches may continue to be variable. However, after several weeks of exercising the shoulder and upper back muscles, your headaches will improve.

3. Improve your flexibility. The neck is made up of 14 joints that rely on a complex series of over 50 muscles to help you move. Muscles and tendons need to be flexible and elastic to help your neck joints move in the proper sequence. Take time during the day to gently stretch your neck side to side, rotating and down / up. Improving your chest and upper back flexibility, helps to restore normal posture and reduce strain to the neck. After all, you are balancing the weight of a bowling ball on top of your neck. Click Here For the Full Newsletter