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Headaches
What is it?
Most headaches are caused by tension in the muscles of the skull and the neck after periods of stress. Some result from eating problems or alcohol abused. Others are associated with colds or influenza and menstruation. Headache is common after head injury and it can also be caused by sinus problem. Meningitis produces a headache aggravated by bright light. The headache cause by a brain tumour is said to be worst in the morning or when lying down. Warning If a headache persist or recur frequently see a doctor at once.
Symptoms:
Muscle tension in the head and neck, sinusitis.
Conventional Practice:
The role of the doctor is to reach a diagnosis and treat serious causes of headaches with pain killers.
Alternative Treatments:
  Naturopathy
  Naturopathy has concentrated on helping the body to cure itself. It aims to do this by means of various therapies, chiropractic, diets and dieting, exercise, hydrotherapy, massage, osteopathy, relaxation and breathing, and yoga. It also encourages people to think positively in terms of good health. More Info
  Acupuncture
  An ancient Chinese therapy, patients are treated by sticking needles into their skin at particular points. These acupuncture points lie along invisible energy channels called meridians. The needles are said to unblock a flow of energy (called Qi) through the meridians. More Info
  Massage
  Therapeutic massage has grown into the art of creating and maintaining the best possible health for its devotees. It does this by relaxing, stimulating and invigorating mind and body. More Info
  Osteopathy
  Osteopathy aims to diagnose and treat medical problems in the framework. These problems may be caused by injury or stress. Osteopaths believe that when the structure of the body is sound, it will work just like a well-tuned engine. Osteopaths use their hands for massaging and manipulating the framework to restore normal, more comfortable function. More Info
  Shiatsu
  Shiatsu is a traditional hands-on Japanese healing therapy. It can help in a wide range of conditions – from specific injuries to more general symptoms of poor health. Shiatsu is a deeply relaxing experience and regular Shiatsu sessions help to prevent the build up of stress in our daily lives.More Info
   



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