You use it in your daily diet, but did you know that this one ingredient is the key to stopping your migraine headaches in just a few minutes?
A migraine is nothing to laugh about. Perhaps only those who suffer from migraines will be able to understand the terrible and debilitating pain that is felt. According to the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Global Burden of Disease Study, migraine disorders were found to cause the loss of 1.3 percent years owing to disability (YLD). The study also found that mental health conditions such as depression are 3 times more likely to happen to those who have migraines as compared to other healthy individuals.
Most people end up popping OTC or prescription pills in a bid to ease the pain. Medication does work at times, but overusing medication may cause a whole new type of headache disorder. So is there an easy to access and simple solution that you can bank on to help you get rid of migraines without any side-effects? YES!
Salt contains tens of minerals, elements, and electrolytes. Not only does salt help in reducing the severe pain from migraines, it offers a number of other benefits too. The relationship between salt and your health is a peculiar one. When taken in unregulated quantities, excessive salt can cause a host of medical issues like hypertension and high blood pressure. But the right quantity of salt in your diet boosts the immune system, regulates serotonin levels, improves energy, and helps balance the electrolyte and alkaline quantity in your bloodstream.
In order to whip up your homemade migraine cure, all you need is some salt and lemons – ingredients you would find in your pantry on any day! Stir in two tablespoons of salt with the juice of two lemons and some lemon peel. Add this mix to a glass of water, and drink it. It is needless to say that a mixture of salt and tart lemons doesn’t feel that great going down, but try to drink the whole concoction in one go. Within a few minutes, you will feel the pain receding until it’s gone completely. If you suffer from blood pressure or hypertension, keep a closer eye on your salt intake.
*For best results, use good quality salt such as Himalayan salt. There are a few other migraine hacks that can potentially save you from the head-pounding migraine pain too. Find the one that works best for you.
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