Monday, December 28, 2009


What is migraine?

It is a severe painful headache, preceded by warning signs like flashes of light, blind spots, tingling in the arms and legs, vomiting etc. It can last for hours or even days.

It is a result from a combination of blood vessel enlargement.

In a study shows that 30 million Americans suffer from migraine. Females are much more likely to get it.

It causes mainly from bright lights, loud noises, odors, perfumes, allergies and reactions, stress, irregular sleep, smoking, alcohol, skipping meals etc. etc.

The symptoms

Usually feel moderate to severe pain in one side of the head.
Throbbing and pulsing head pain
During physical activity it will increase.
Nausea and Vomiting
Sensitivity will be increased to light and sound.

How can migraine treated with ayurveda

Shirodhara is used for it. Processed herbal oil, medicated butter, milk etc.will be poured on the forehead for about 50-60 minutes. Sandalwood and gooseberry is commonly used for it. It is highly effective for relief in temporary and permanent

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