• Essential Oils and Head Tension

  • Essential Oils and Head Tension

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    Maybe you have heard about Essential Oils and wondered what all the fuss was about; or maybe you have started to use them in your home already; but whatever the reason you decided to attend, I am glad you are here. BE BLESSED as you learn more about ESSENTIAL OILS. This class has been created...
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    If you have ever enjoyed the scent of a rose, you’ve experienced the aromatic qualities of Essential Oils. These naturally occurring, volatile aromatic compounds are found in the seeds, bark, stems, roots, flowers, and other parts of plants. They can be both beautifully and powerfully fragrant....
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    Essential Oils have been used for thousands of years. When you choose our oils, you are choosing Essential Oils gently and carefully distilled from plants that have been patiently harvested at the perfect moment by experienced growers from around the world for ideal extract composition and...
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    Essential Oils are great for EVERYDAY USE. You can experience the many benefits of Essential Oils by using them to support overall health. Here are the three ways to use them: AROMATIC Essential Oils, when diffused or inhaled, can be very stimulating, calming, or soothing. Diffusing Essential...
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    One of the most well-studied areas of aroma research is the effect of smell on EMOTIONS and MOOD. For example, there is convincing evidence demonstrating that simply inhaling the AROMA of an ESSENTIAL OIL is effective for calming nervous or anxious feelings in a variety of settings. The SMELL...
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    HEAD TENSION! Probably a finalist for the “Most Universal Daily Health Complaint” award. Most adults are all too familiar with head tension, and some children too. It’s likely to have happened to almost everyone at some point in their lives. But why are there so many types of head tension?...
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    The TENSION or STRESS types of head tension are often characterized as a dull, aching, constant, and non-throbbing sensation felt all over the head, sometimes associated with tightness in the forehead, scalp, or neck. Lasting anywhere from thirty minutes to several days, these are the most...
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    A generalized, mild soreness in the head is often accompanied by tight muscles in the shoulders, upper back, and neck. Taking care of the underlying muscle tightness can help to soothe this type of head tension. A warm bath using Epsom Salts with muscle-relaxing Essential Oils such as those...
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    CLUSTER head tension is often characterized by a severe burning or piercing sensation around or behind one eye, or on one side of the face. This may be accompanied by a watery eye (possibly bloodshot), or a drooping eyelid on the affected side. Nasal congestion can also occur on this side. ...
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    Any bacterial or viral illness that causes temperature fluctuations in the body can bring on generalized head tension, felt as mild to severe pressure in the head. Urgent medical attention is needed if this head tension is accompanied by a stiff neck or a skin rash. Cooling the body can help...
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    Fluctuating hormonal levels around the time of menstruation or ovulation can bring on a severe, throbbing sensation in the head. Women can also experience this type of head tension in the years leading up to and during menopause. Essential Oils that support and balance hormones are a good...
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    DEHYDRATION is caused by a lack of fluid intake or excessive fluid loss through vomiting, loose bowel, perspiration, or urine. Reasons for dehydration also include: Heat and humidity Stomach upset Vigorous exercise Alcohol consumption Air travel, especially long haul Excess sun exposure Lack of...
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    SINUS head tension is usually felt as a generalized feeling of discomfort in the front of the head and sinus area, often accompanied by a runny nose and sore eyes. Sinus discomfort can be felt when seasonal threats are high, such as in the spring, or when the pollen count in the surrounding...
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    Head tension due to exertion usually happens quickly during or after intense physical activity and is generally of short duration (a few minutes to an hour). Weight lifting, running, and sexual intercourse can all be triggers. The result is generalized head discomfort due to physical activity...
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    CAFFEINE is a stimulant that affects blood flow to the brain. Consuming too much caffeine can cause head tension, but so can quitting completely, especially if done suddenly or cold turkey. People who drink caffeine regularly are used to exposing their brain chemistry to a certain amount of it,...
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    This type of head tension can be felt as a pressure and feeling of heaviness around the eyes and forehead. This is often due to uncorrected visual problems, but other causes should be ruled out. If visual problems are the cause, wearing appropriate glasses or contact lenses will usually resolve...
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    When the body is run down or battling environmental threats, the immune system can be weaker than usual and not as protective to the body. When we have an illness, we can experience weakness and head tension, often a persistent, dull, aching sensation. If you take extra measures to get well...
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    MEDICATION OVERUSE head tension, also known as REBOUND, can feel like a dull pressure within the head—or it can be more intense. People who use over the counter pain medication frequently (more than 15 days of the month) or use medications that contain caffeine, can experience this type of head...
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    Severe episodic head tension affects more and more people each year and is felt as an intense pulsing from deep within the head. These episodes are usually one-sided, throbbing, and can also be accompanied by visual disturbances and sensitivity to light, smell, and sound. Nausea and vomiting can...
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    Essential Oils are especially beneficial for general brain health. This is partly due to anatomy: the olfactory system sits right in front of the limbic system of the brain, the emotional seat of our brain. When an Essential Oil is inhaled, it goes directly to the brain, and is processed both...
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