Summer headace Massage

Tips for Avoiding Summer Headaches

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Summer means longer days and longer days normally mean more outside activity. it is excellent !

Studies have generally found higher rates of migraine in warmer seasons, and in one study with over 7,000 patients, researchers found that higher temperatures and, to a lesser degree, lower barometric pressure, led to an increase in risk of a headache.

Why Do I Get Headaches In The Summer?
  • Dehydration: Often accompanied by the body overheating, lose water quickly, can cause the brain to start shrinking away from the skull. Needless to say, this can be a painful process!
  • Environmental Pollution: As heat ‘cooks’ the air and the chemicals mixed in with it, significant levels of ozone gas can be created, which many people are highly sensitive to.
  • High Humidity and Changing Weather Conditions: rapid changes in weather can, in fact, trigger electrical and chemical reactions in the brain, which in turn cause a headache.
  • Overexposure to Bright Light: Known as ‘photophobia,’ too much bright light can trigger a headache.
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How Can I Protect Myself Against Headaches?

Unfortunately, while there is no method that can protect you fully against headaches when you venture outdoors, these tips will minimize the possibility:

  • Make Hydration Your Priority: Keep your body in peak hydration condition by drinking at regulary
  • Avoid caffeinated beverages as they tend to cause dehydration.
  • Stick to plain water. Eating a salty snack with water helps in rapid rehydration.
  • Minimize Direct Sunlight:exercise in the cooler morning or evening hours 
  • If you suffer from photosensitivity, wearing appropriately shaded sunglasses is a must in bright conditions.
  • Apply cold packs to the head and/or neck
  • If you exercise regularly outdoors, be sure your exercise regimen is altered to accommodate the heat or take plenty of hydration breaks.
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What to do if i got headace in Summer?

There are many ways to deal with a heat-related headache, but getting to a cool location and hydrating is an absolute must. Pain relievers and certain natural oils may also offer mild to moderate relief. 

  • Pilates: learning mild exercises designed to increase mindfulness, relieve tension and stress, and improve posture and body alignment. 
  • Massage: Studies have demonstrated that proper massage techniques not only relieve symptoms for both headaches and migraines but can also, in fact, Massage is a perfect way to reduce muscle inflammation and relieve pain, but also keeps you flexible and ready to take on your summer activities.
  • Apply cold packs to the head and/or neck
  • Acupuncture: Many studies affirm that acupuncture offers significant relief for chronic headache sufferers.

We hope you enjoy summer activities, its time to Boost Your Immune System, keep cool and relax during on summer holiday, stay healthy all summer long.

thank you 
Anatta Spa


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