Who doesn’t suffer from headaches now and then? This health problem affects about 8 out of 10 people and of course, leads to a loss of quality of life. Sometimes the pain is so intense that it prevents us from carrying out the simplest daily tasks.
Headache or migraine?
It is difficult to differentiate them by the intensity of the pain.
However, the pain associated with a migraine is usually very intense and is more often localized on one side of the head. Importantly, migraines are also accompanied by other symptoms in addition to head pain. Other possible symptoms that confirm that it is indeed a migraine are nausea, vomiting, and seeing bright spots and flashes.
In the case of a headache, even though there is not any nausea, vomiting, or seeing flashes of light, the pain can be just as severe. There are two types of headaches that are also called cephalgia:
This headache is characterized by a sensation of tightness felt on the forehead and temples and is sometimes accompanied by neck pain.
This pain is very intense, penetrating, but without pulsating. Tears, congestion, and sweating may accompany the pain.
The causes of headaches
Determining the cause of our headaches is not an easy task, but it is often the key to its prevention. It is important to know that there are several possible causes; poor posture, certain foods, repetitive noises, stress, anxiety, lack of sleep, certain medications, hormonal fluctuations, dehydration, and eye fatigue associated with prolonged exposure to computer screens are the most common causes. To help you identify your headache, I recommend keeping a diary and writing down, for example, what you ate and drank before you had your headache. Also, note how well you slept, where you were, the date and time of day, your general condition, your posture, etc. As several causes are possible, no product can guarantee that it will solve your problem in 100% of cases. It is therefore especially important to work on identifying the causes.
The pain associated with a headache can be very intense. That is why several drugs are available for pain relief. Unfortunately, many of these drugs have side effects that pose significant health risks. To find out more about this, check out our article on migraines here.
The mechanism of pain associated with headaches
You may be surprised by this, but despite the advancements in medicine and research on the subject, science does not yet fully grasp the mechanisms associated with this pain.
However, it can still be said that the mechanism of pain is complex and variable. There are several transmission routes, several transmitters, and several receivers involved. Some scientists dedicate their entire careers to research in this field.
This is why a product that acts on several different paths would be recommended to increase the chances of its effectiveness.
It is with this in mind that Land Art created the Migraine-500 product. Completely natural, vegan, well-tolerated, and above all without side effects, it is just as effective for headaches as it is for migraines. Its three active ingredients work in synergy and manage to pass the cephalic barrier.
Please contact us if you have any questions about this. Our mission is your well-being!
By Nicolas Martineau, B.Sc. in nutrition
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