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Self-Care – Temporalis Headache & Tooth Pain

Here, you will find self-care strategies for relief when you have a headache around the brow with sensitive front, upper teeth. You can also read more about how people describe this pain and the activities that typically create the problem in this other post. Here’s the perfect storm of temporalis trigger point activation; yawning while wearing a …

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Yoga, Headstands and Migraines

Take-One Nurse Headstand was in her 40s when she first started seeing me. An academic, she taught at a major university and heard about me through some colleagues. Coincidentally, I was fascinated with her work. She had written chapters for textbooks on sensory integration specifically for therapists. Working with her was easy. She was sensible …

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Self Care: Headache In The Eyebrow

Here, you will find ways to get relief from this headache in the eyebrow. Be aware that there are several headache patterns just above or below the eyebrow. Take a look at this list of headache patterns to be sure that this is the right one. If you’d like to read more about how people …

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Self-Care – Headache Beside Crown with Eye pain

This post contains self-care strategies for the headache beside the crown that creates tired, achy eyes. If you’d like to read more about how people describe this pain and the activities that aggravate it, read this other post. If you would like to experience less of this pain pattern, avoid wearing hats too tightly across …

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Cervicogenic Headache: Pain Patterns, Causes, and Self-Care

Cervicogenic Headaches are headaches that originate from the neck. People often say that they have a headache that really seems to be a neck-ache that goes into the head. Also, people have headaches without real awareness of neck pain, even though the headache can be relieved by treating the trigger points in the neck that …

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Self Care – Sternocleidomastoid

The sternocleidomastoid is complex and produces many different symptoms. These self-care exercises work for any of the posts about sternocleidomastoid. Managing this muscle has benefits ranging from calming your anxiety to headaches around the brow, headache in the forehead, or getting rid of a nagging cough. This guy looks so sophisticated and peaceful, and I …

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Self Care – Pain In The Base Of The Head With Earache

Here, you’ll find strategies for getting relief on your own from pain at the base and irritation in the ear. If you’d like to read more about how people describe the pattern and what they do to activate it, look at this other post. Pain in the base of the head and with earache is …

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Self Care – Neck-ache Headache, Eye-ache

This headache, neck-ache, eye-ache comes from the top end of the splenius cervicis muscle that extends into the upper back. Relief starts with changing activities that over-stretch and weaken the muscle. Longer-lasting relief comes from some basic neck stretches. Long term changes come from a little bit of regular work to correct Forward-Head Posture. Texting …

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Headache with Tender Top of Neck While Turning

Want to skip ahead?Here’s a link to my post about getting relief on your own. People complain about a tender spot at the top of the neck when they touch it while turning their heads. I have to admit, I find it interesting that they don’t complain about pain during an activity or in general. …

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Self Care – Headache and Tender at Top of Neck when Turning Head

Here, you’ll find how to get relief on your own with stretching, exercises, icing, etc. Look at this other post to learn more about how people describe this condition or aggravate the problem. Avoid sleeping or reading or watching TV, etc., with your head on the arm of the couch. Also, avoid sleeping with a …

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