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Tension Headaches

Headaches are very common and have a variety of causes. They may be caused by tight muscles in your neck, shoulders and head – known as Cervicogenic headache. They can be related to stress, poor posture, dehydration, diet, eye strain and teeth grinding.

Several therapies may help you manage your headaches including Chiropractic, Osteopathy, Acupuncture, and Advanced Headache Massage.

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We recommend that you speak to your GP if you are suffering with headaches as it is important to rule out rare but serious health problems.


What the therapists say:

10 Chinese medicine tips to reduce headaches:

 Avoid coffee and stimulants such as energy drinks.

 Avoid alcoholic drinks

 Avoid excessive external stimulation such as drugs, loud music or stressful and violent videogames, TV programs or films

Avoid smoking

 Avoid processed foods and those with preservatives and chemicals

Avoid hormonally treated animal products.

Drink plenty of water

Avoid emotional stress, irritability, anger, frustration or resentment

Make sure you take time for rest and relaxation every day

Be positive and laugh

 – Odette Aguirre, Acupuncturist