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Natural Ways To Reduce Headache At Work

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Work can be really stressful at times. Lots of work pressure and stress can lead to headache, increased blood pressure levels etc. Office headache is very common among working professionals. It can be due to various reasons like stress, improper sleep, lack of nutrition and wrong sitting posture. Sitting in front of a computer for long hours can be really tiring and stressful. After few hours of continuous work (especially after the lunch), you feel some kind of heaviness around your forehead which further leads to headache.

Taking headache pills everyday is neither healthy nor recommended by doctors. So, you can try some natural ways to reduce office headaches. Check out how...

Natural ways to reduce office headache:

Refresh yourself from time to time: Strenuous work can tire you and also lead to a lot of stress. So, take short breaks after few hours of work to freshen up. Wash your face to get over the sleepy mood. Take deep breaths, loosen up your stiff body etc to refresh your mood. You can also listen to your favourite song or simply chat with a colleague to feel better.

Get over sleep: Lack of sleep can be one of the causes behind office headache. If you are feeling sleepy at office, you should get over it by having a cup of coffee. Limited consumption of caffeine can help you get rid of sleep naturally.

Drink lots of water: Staying hydrated keeps you active and also helps beat headache. When you are at office, make sure you drink lots of water. Water cleanses the system, reduces stress, boosts up your immune system and also keeps your skin glowing.

Rotate your neck: This not only relaxes your neck, shoulders and back but also helps reduce headache caused during office hours. A tight or out of place neck is one of the causes of headache so, try some simple neck exercises to beat office headache.

Try acupressure: It is the ancient Chinese remedy to cure headache and several other health problems. Acupressure can be done anywhere and at anytime of the day. So, if you are suffering from headache at work, try Tiger's jaw acupressure point. However, pregnant women or people with health issues should avoid it.

Ginger, lemon and honey tea: This is another natural way to reduce headache at work. In India, many people drink this tea as a medicine to ease headache. You can get teabags of all the flavours in one. If not, go for either flavours of your choice.

Sitting posture: Wrong sitting postures at work strains the back and shoulder muscles thus leading to headache. Ensure you sit on an ergonomic posture at work to avoid headache. Make sure you have ample of back support to relax your back muscles.

These are few natural ways to reduce headache at work. Do you know any other way to get rid of headache at office?

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