Headaches can be frustrating and often times can be tricky to get rid of, but if the cause of them is known it can be easier to rid them. Something as simple as daily activities that can be perceived as normal can affect how the body reacts. A change of diet, excessive exercise, stressful situations and even a change in weather can cause or “trigger” a headache. But a majority of headaches are caused by neck tension.
In the work place a lot of time is spent sitting in one spot and for an extended amount of time. This in turn can create muscle tension in the neck and thus generate what is called a tension headache. As we all know, these can affect day to day activities such as
- Social activities
What can you do?
1.Stretch every 30 mins to an hour to take a break from sitting.
2.Drink water in order to keep hydrated.
3.If you are a candidate for chiropractic care, getting an adjustment on your cervical spine will help alleviate those headaches in frequency and pain.
4.Come in to our clinic and postural exercises can be shown to you to help with balance and get you back on the right track.