Many people around the world suffer from migraine headaches. This is one of the most common reasons why people miss a day at work. The number of people suffering from migraines and missing work because of this pain may be drastically reduced if this remedy is widely known.
Nobody wants to experience this terrible pain. The symptoms of this headache are pounding and head-throbbing that may last from 4 hours to 3 days. The signs that appear before the migraine may even extend the time of the migraine. These signs are:
• Sensitivity to smell, noise and light
Many things can cause a migraine including deficiencies, stress, allergies and alcohol. However, the most common reasons are electrolyte imbalance and dehydration.
You can be dehydrated even when consuming large amounts of water. Your body tries to eliminate water when the electrolytes are low. Even the migraine itself may cause dehydration.
The minerals with a positive electrical charge in the body are called electrolytes. Their functions are:
• Regulating and supporting the nerve function
• Regulating the cardiovascular system
• Regulating the function of the muscles
The natural anti-inflammatory mineral that is very important for the body is magnesium. The migraines are an inflammatory response, so these mineral is very useful against them.
The simple drink that is effective against the terrible migraines is made out of 3 ingredients:
• 1 cup water
• Lemon juice from 1 lemon
• 2 tsp. sea salt
Choose high qualities salt. For instance, pink Himalayan salt contains a lot of minerals including magnesium. Salt consumption also raises the levels of serotonin, which is useful against inflammations and pains.
There are no medical studies that confirm the effectiveness of this remedy. Yet, migraines are treated in the hospitals with an IV of electrolyte solutions, so this is enough evidence that salt is an effective remedy against migraines.
This folk remedy has been used for many years. Its popularity last since then until today, which speaks about the effectiveness of this simple and cheap remedy.