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6 Teas That Soothe Migraine Pain

Migraines can seriously deter seniors from enjoying their daily routines. If you’re currently caring for someone who lives with chronic or sporadic migraines, Columbus elderly care providers can recommend the following teas that may help soothe their pain. 

1. Feverfew 

Migraines can often be relieved by simply drinking a cup of feverfew tea. It’ll help to ease the tension of constricted blood vessels, which will aid in relieving the painful pressure that spurs migraines. This tea also contains a beneficial ingredient called parthenolide, which will offer similar results to taking an aspirin daily, but without any negative side effects.

2. Peppermint

This comforting tea will relieve anxiety and ease a migraine. The stomach has a major influence on the brain. It’s been discovered that peppermint relaxes muscle spasms and nerves in the stomach that are shown to deliver signals to your brain that cause migraines.

3. Lavender 

This tea has anti-inflammatory properties and is used to purify the body and eliminate migraines, fatigue and insomnia. A study on lavender and its migraine benefits was conducted and published in the European Journal of Neurology. It stated that both inhaling and drinking lavender tea during a migraine may help calm some symptoms much faster than traditional medicines.

4. Rosemary

This herb tea has natural anti-inflammatory properties and is used to alleviate joint and muscle pain, migraines and circulatory problems. A sprig of rosemary placed in your tea can additionally help enhance brain power while causing the pain to subside.

5. Ginger

Many people drink ginger tea to alleviate migraines and other common ailments like stomach aches. There was a study conducted on ginger and its benefits for migraines that was featured in the Journal of Phytotherapy Research. It revealed that the ginger benefits were similar to sumatriptan, a migraine drug, but with less side effects. 

6. Green

This health promoting tea is rich in caffeine and will help to stimulate the nervous system and ease migraines. It’ll especially help those experiencing a migraine due to caffeine withdrawal. Green tea also works as a catalyst with various pain relievers, making them more powerful at conquering a migraine.

A large part of senior health is maintaining a routine. With help from Home Care Assistance, seniors will learn to maintain nutritious diets, physical exercise and regular socialization. It’s all part of our proprietary Balanced Care Method (BCM). This scientifically proven method was created around the belief that a balanced lifestyle promotes both longevity and vitality. Call (614) 481-8888 today to learn more about BCM and how it can help your loved one enjoy the golden years.