Grief is an emotion that can destabilize health. Left unattended, it wreaks havoc on the respiratory and immune systems, making people vulnerable to illness. And we are living in a unique time where there are few comforts, something as simple as a hug from a loved one can be hard to come by.
Just like a toddler tantrum, preventing a headache is easier and less stressful than trying to stop one. Research shows that a migraine attack often follows a stressful event or a rough day by about 48-72 hours. If you are prone to this nervous system stress response, what can you do to avoid headaches in the first place? How do you soften the symptoms once the pain has already started? Either way, you need to allow the nervous system to rest and reboot.