Whether you are massaging yourself or someone else is massaging you, the most important thing is to focus on the place where the pain begins. Also you need to make various movements to establish the circulation in order to reduce the pain.
Neck and blood vessels massage
The pain in this area usually occurs because of the improper posture of the head or narrowing of the blood vessels. Although you can massage yourself, for this massage is better and easier if you have someone to help you and massage you. In order for this massage to give results you need to make firmly moves with your fingers from the bottom of the neck and go all the way to the base of the skull. Then continue to massage the head in circular motions.
Temple area massage
Although the headache usually occurs just above the temples, massaging this area of the head can be very useful for treating the tension headaches that are associated with sensitivity to light. The movements here, in this area, should be slightly softer, slower and circular.
Massage for releasing the pain above the eyes
For this type of pain common cause are the sinus problems. You will feel immediate relief just by pressing the points around your nose and at the base of your eyebrows. This area is very gentle. Therefore it is necessary to be very gentle. You need to press the swollen nodes at the base of your eyebrows and move gently towards the outer corner of your eye.
Massage for treating frontal headache
If the pain spreads to the forehead only, it can reduce it by using radial motion. Move your fingers from the eyebrows to the top of your forehead.
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