exercise for tension headaches


This strange looking exercise feels AMAZING to anyone who clenches or grinds their teeth at night. Wow, instant and lasting relief from headaches!

TENSION HEADACHES can last anywhere from 30 minutes to several days.

Symptoms include:

  • Dull aching pain
  • Dull aching pain is characteristic of referred muscle pain
  • Tightness across forehead
  • Sore muscles

Sore muscles of the head and neck are one of the hallmark signs of temporomandibular disorders. (TMJ, TMD, TMJD)

Tension headaches are classified in one of two ways:

  • Episodic – If the headache occurs less than 15 days per month, it is considered episodic, even if it is very frequent or long lasting.
  • Chronic – Headaches that occur more than 15 days out of one month are classified as chronic. These are often called chronic daily headaches.

Both chronic and episodic varieties are often related to jaw function.

Sometimes, tension headaches are confused with migraines, but there are usually no other factors like visual problems, nausea, and other symptoms relating to migraines.

Tension headaches and migraines are often related and one can serve as a trigger of the other. They can often present simultaneously. [source]

Hi guys. Boaz here from ReachHealth and today Im going to show you an exercise that relieves the jaw muscles. So people who clench their jaws at night often get headaches and jaw clenching is one of the most common causes of headaces that is misdiagnosed or not even looked at.

So all you need to do… you get a face washer, you it into thirds so you can bite on to it. Just on to those front four teeth, and the aim of the game here is to be pulling the towel downwards while pulling your head back. Now its not that movement, we are looking for that movement. That goes in your mouth, pull… that exercise as strange as it seems feels absolutely wonderful for taking the pressure out the back of the skull here especially for people who jaw clench.

Please give it a go, and if you found it helpful leave a message down below. Thank you.

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