Homeopathy for Headaches and Migraine

As published in our article on headaches, migraine headaches, these may be caused by infections, chronic infections, exogenous poisoning (snuff, coffee) or endogenous, endocrine disorders (diabetes, ovarian failure), gastrointestinal or liver , hypertension, sinusitis, constipation, eye problems, etc..

The presenting symptoms of headaches is so varied that homeopathy echoes of them and is one of the therapies known to respond with their remedies to its varied symptomatology.

We have collected some of these remedies taking into account the characteristics of headaches or headaches in general and on the other hand, focus more on migraine headaches.

Migraines are also accompanied by very specific symptoms depending on the individual: headache in the right half of the head, headache with vomiting, headache from menstruation, migraine according to its trajectory, and so on. etc.

We recommend that before such varied symptoms see a health professional to examine your case, if they have headaches or migraines, and individualize the treatment taking into account their personal characteristics.

For more information on the drug click on their name or visit our Index of Homoeopathic Materia Medica.

Homeopathic remedies according to the characteristic pain

Throbbing headache, throbbing: Belladonna, Ferrum metallicum, Glonoine, Lac caninum, Lachesis mutus, Lycopodium clavatum, Natrum mur, Pulsatilla, Silicea.
Headache accompanied by gastric disturbances: Antimonium tart, Bryonia Alba, Calcarea carb, Carbo veg, Ipecacuanha, Lycopodium clavatum, Nux vomica, Phosphorus, Pulsatilla, Sanguinaria canadensis, Sulfur.
Headache blowing the nose: Aurum metallicum, Belladonna, Hepar sulfur, Nitric acid, Pulsatilla, and Sulfur.
Headache when it suppresses the secretion of a cold: Belladonna, Calcarea carb, Lachesis mutus, Nux vomica, Pulsatilia.
Frontal headache for chronic sinusitis: Arsenicum album, Kait bichromicum, Sanguinaria canadensis, Silicea, Thuja occidentalis.
Headache associated with eye strain, Kali carb, Lycopodium clavatum, Natrum mur, Phosphorus, Ruta graveolens, Silicea.
Headache in students: Calcarea carb, Calcarea phos, Natrum Muriaticum, Phosphoric acid Pulsatilia, Zinc metallicum.
Headache aggravated by mental effort: Calcarea phos.
Headache during cough: Belladonna, Bryonia Alba, Calcarea carb, Nat mur, Phosphorus, Pulsatilia, Spongia Tosta, Sulfur.
After exposure to a draft: Belladonna, Calcarea carb, Calcarea phos, China offícinaüs, Hepar sulph, Nux vomica, Sulfur.
After cooling: Belladonna, Bryonia alba, Chamomilla vulgaris, Dulcamara, Hepar sulfur, Magnesia
phos, Nux vomica, Phosphorus, Silica.
Headache after being in a very hot: Antimonium crud, Apis mellifica, Belladonna, Bryonia alba, Carbo veg, Glonoine, Ipecacuanha, Lachesis mutus, Lycopodium clavatum, Natrum mur, Sepia officinalis, Sulph, Thuja occidentalis.
Headache after sun exposure: Aconitum napellus, Antimonium crud, Belladonna, Bryonia alba,
Gelsemium sempervirens, Glonoine mutus Lachesis, Natrum carb, Natrum mur Pulsatilia.
Headache after a sadness: Aurum metallicum, Ignatia amara, Phosphoric acid, Phosphorus, Pulsatilia, Staphysagria.
After anger or humiliation: Bryonia alba, Chamomilla vulgaris, Nat mur, Staphysagria.
After the haircut: Belladonna, Sepia officinalis.

Homeopathy Remedies for Migraines
 Iris versicolor
(+++) Is one of the most important drugs for migraines or hemicráneas, usually of hepatic origin, and almost always in the right half of the head or forehead, it is always preceded and accompanied by cloudy or blurry vision, with nausea and vomiting of bile, acid, mucous, severe burning throughout the gastrointestinal tract and drooling ...

(+++) Is one of the most important drugs (with Iris versicolor) or hemicráneas of intense headaches, occurring periodically every 7 days, start the morning, and will wax and wane in intensity with the sun starting at occipital region and extends upward and forward to the whole head, looking in the right temple and right eye or eyes, there is a sense of lightning in the occiput, and burst to the head as if he eyes would protrude from their sockets; not tolerate light, noise, odors or the slightest shock or movement or bending, and relieved by sleep or lie perfectly still in the dark or by pressing the head against a pillow or with their hands or after vomiting or walking on air or expelling flatus or belching.

It is accompanied by pounding on their heads, food or bilious vomiting, hot flashes, flushing limited to the cheeks (burning) and temporal veins distended, with intense burning sensation on the tongue.

Migraines are observed preferably at menopause and hepatic failure, or during fever. Severe dizziness, worse when moving fast or turning the head, look upward, rising from a chair or stooping; in cold weather and at menopause, with nausea, headache, blurred vision, ringing in the ears or fainting. Fasting Headache, worse if you do not eat right away.

(+++) The main indication for migraine Guarana is caused by abuse of tea, coffee or alcohol, or by errors in diet or depression.

 Lac caninum
(+ +) Headaches passing alternately from side to side of the head. Headaches or hemicráneas aside one day, another day in the other, worse from noise and talking, better standing still, by application of cold water and go outdoors (but worse afterwards). Headaches in female students. Pain over eyes, worse sewing and wearing eye upward. Lancinating pain, zigzag, from forehead to occiput right.

(+++) Head feeling bloated. Periodic headaches. Daily headache, always at the same time, especially at noon. Headache of a temple to the other, through the eyes. Headache on alternate days for 11 hours. Migraines every other day, within 10 hours. Headache worse at night and outdoors.

(+++) The head is the main site of action of Melilotus, manifesting with severe congestive headaches, often accompanied by dizziness, fainting, nausea, throbbing sensation and pop in the carotids and vessels of the brain ( as if they would burst and produced there an injury), with very red or purple face and bloodshot eyes, culminating in a nosebleed or onset of menstruation which greatly improves the pain. The headaches, which can be regular (every one to four weeks) and appear especially in winter, are aggravated by movement or by thinking, and improves when lying or profuse urination. Headache with vomiting, retching, cold hands and feet and see black spots ...

Magnesia mur
(+++) Migraines or recurrent headaches, every 30 to 40 days, with painful pressure in the forehead and around eyes, as if the temples were crowded with bursting sensation, and that requires the patient to squeeze his head strongly hands because it enhances the strong pressure or head or bed shelter or heat, is aggravated by movement and the open air, dizzy and thirsty.

 Canadian Menispermum
(+ +) Severe headache or migraine, as if to blow her head, with pressure from the inside out, and that extends all along the back, at night, with sensation of fullness, yawning and stretching, better walking outdoors.

(+ +) Migraines ( "produces most of the headaches" (Boericke)), especially during menstruation. Occipital Neuralgia with excruciating pain, tearing, and that goes to the front, or extends to the right shoulder like an electric shock, better local heat. Each heartbeat is felt in the vertex. Sensitive scalp, worse in vertex, can hardly comb.

Carduus marianus
Headaches with bilious vomiting, headaches, hemicráneas.

 Chionanthus virginica
(+ +) Is useful in various types of headaches or migraines, menstrual cramps, bilious. Periodic bilious headaches. "Taken for several weeks in drops (tincture), often short migraine habit" (Boericke). Frontal headache over eyes. Feeling sore head and bruised. Feeling that his head will explode every time he moves, laughs or coughs. Headache worse by laughing, coughing, walking, moving, after sleeping, bending and shaking, better lying still and pressure. Warm Front. Cold sweat on the forehead, after vomiting or defecating.

(+ +) Congestive headaches, with red face, worse from heat, storms, travel and the setbacks, and tomorrow, on the forehead, vertex and occiput, with vertigo. Migraines week or the beginning of menstruation.

(+ +) Hemicráneas Headaches or periodic, starting from one side, usually on the left eye, extending across, with nausea, diarrhea and dizziness, preceded by black spots or rings before eyes or blurred vision or blindness; are aggravated by the slightest breath of air and a headache better shelter and eating.

Pounding or throbbing headache, which occurs every 7, 14 or 21 days, or getting worse on waking in the morning, cold air or local cold, coughing, mental strain or time changes, and always hungry before or during the headache, better shelter the head or eating. Headaches eruptions appear or suppressed menses (better by epistaxis);

 Coffea cruda
Migraines; hemicráneas, as if a nail stuck in the wall, worse in open air, with vomiting. As if you break the brain into pieces.

(+++) Headache and heaviness in the morning on waking, as if his head were too full and would burst. Stitches in chronic headaches. Hemicráneas. Migraines. Headache worse walking in open air or constipation. Numbness and cold on one side of the head.

Lac vaccinun defloratum
Chronic constipation (+++) with unbearable headaches and chronic migraines.
Constipation meets neither the purges, and a result can only be achieved with enemas, the stools are dry and hard, and come out with great effort (which often are ineffective or reversal of the stool), hurting the year with output enough blood, screaming and making the patient may alternate with diarrhea is not uncommon to have chills when defecating.

Cyclamen europoeum
(+++) Migraine with flashes in vision, worse on the left side by the movement and the open air and then vomits improvement. Blows to the brain when bending, on the temples.

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