Here are 6 ways that you can help prevent headaches. Headaches or migraines are often triggered by daily routines you fall into, or anomalies that you were unaware had the power to trigger a migraine. It is a good idea to keep an eye on the list of preventative measures below and check if your headaches might be caused by any of them.
1. Get Enough Sleep
Try to fall asleep and rise in the morning at the same time every day of the week. Stick to getting about 8-9 hours of sleep every night.
2. Don’t Skip Meals
Don’t forget that breakfast is a crucial part of your day.
3. Stay Hydrated
Drink plenty of water throughout the day, and try to avoid caffeinated beverages.
4. Exercise Regularly
Try to exercise at least 4 days a week, even if only for 30 minutes per session.
5. Reduce Stress
Simplify your schedule, and leave yourself times during the day where you can relax and relieve your body of tension.
6. Quit Smoking
Smoking will only aggravate headaches and cause more health issues.
Before resorting to a life of medication, try these six steps for diminishing the frequency and intensity of your headaches. You may find that they work wonders. And, as always, you are always welcome to come see us at Novera.