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While the beginning of a headache might’ve you reaching for the aspirin or ibuprofen, the practice of yoga might assist you by launching tension and unwinding tight muscles. A 2007 research released in ‘Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Discomfort’ noted that gentle yoga exercises, breathing methods and meditation provided relief and reduction in migraine headaches in patients involved in the study, which additional research might be called for.

Head Rolls

Look down to the floor and slowly aim to the right, then look down again and roll your head to the left. Do a few more times.

Alternate Nostril Breathing

Hold your best nostril closed with your right thumb and inhale with your left nostril. Close your left nostril with your right ring finger, release your thumb and exhale with your ideal nostril. Inhale with your best nostril, close with your thumb, release your ring finger and exhale with your left nostril. Repeat this whole series two times more.

Forward Bend

With your feet securely on the floor, hips-width apart, rest the crown of your head on a stack of blocks in front of your mat. This forward bend boosts blood flow to your head. To open your chest and shoulders, bring your arms behind your back and hold on to your elbows. Remain in this pose for one minute.

Legs Up the Wall Pose

This inverted position assists stimulate flow in your legs and supplies a new blood flow to your head. Sit on the floor and swing your boosts so your heels rest on the wall. Spread your arms out large to broaden your chest. Remain in this position for up to 10 minutes.

Child’s Pose

Child’s pose stretches your spinal column to help minimize stress in your head and neck. From a kneeling position, bring your feet together and your knees mat-width apart. Relax toward your feet and lengthen your spinal column forward. Rest your head on a block and hold for one to 5 minutes.

Savasana

Finish your practice with the last resting pose, or Savasana. Lie on your mat with your legs slightly apart and your arms out to your sides, a little away from your body, with your palms turned up. Close your eyes and focus on your breath. A scented eye pillow and soft music add to the tranquility. Stay in Savasana for 5 to 10 minutes.