How to Naturally Treat Migraines

How to Naturally Treat Migraines

Migraines are much more than just intense headaches. While headache pains are part of a migraine, there are other symptoms as well. These include nausea, dizziness and sensitivity to light. Some people who suffer from migraines even see little white lines in their fields of vision. Treating migraines is not so easy, but there are various natural techniques and alternative treatments that can ease the pain migraines cause.

Things You'll Need
  • Butterbur
  • Feverfew
  • Riboflavin
Tips

1. See a doctor if you think you have migraines. He will help you understand exactly what might be causing yours in particular, since there are different origins of migraines.

2. Increase the amount of riboflavin in your diet. It has been known to ease the pain from migraines. You can either take riboflavin in pill or tablet form or eat more foods such as fish, leafy greens, milk, cheese and legumes.

3. Take some butterbur in one of its many forms, which include pill, liquid extract and tea. It is a natural herb used to treat migraines as well as allergies.

4. Take some feverfew as well. It is a small plant that is used to treat headaches, stomachaches and asthma.

5. See an acupuncturist for a natural alternative treatment. Acupuncture uses pressure points in the body to increase a person's health.

6. When you feel a migraine coming on, go into a dark and secluded room. This has been known to help many people who suffer from migraines.

7. Continue to see a doctor if your migraine problems persist.