Why does crying cause headaches?
While there are many types of severe headaches, the headaches after crying is just a tension headaches – cause by the extra tension in the body.
So, why it is called a tension type headaches?
It is called tension headache because this headaches occurs when muscles in the head tighten. While the crying can help your emotion better, it can cause the stress on your neck, forehead and make you feel discomfort.
But luckily, the tension headaches do not lead to severe symptoms like nausea or light sensitivity. You can follow these guide to help you feel better after crying.
How to relieve headache after crying?
You do not have to lie in your bed and bear the pain for all day after tired of crying. There are several ways that can help you feel better after crying.
1.Using an ice pack to trick your feeling
You can use a ice pack and place it at the back of your head, on the forehead to help relieve the head muscle.
Or you can have a shower. Science have prove that the water, especially the hot water can work as a soother in relieve tension pain and stress.
2.Rest in a calm environtment
It is proved that a calming, dark environment helps to soothe various irritated tissues around the eyes. Therefore, a calm environment could help to relieve your headaches and comfort your feeling.
When you rests in a calm area, your body will naturally relax, lowering the tension around the head and neck. If you want to improve the mood, turn on your diffuser with your favourite essential oil.
3.Have a massage
Treating yourself by a massage not only soothes your muscle but also helps you feel better after crying.
Go ahead to a massage center to have a relax. Ask the masseuse to focus on your head, behind you neck. Believe in me, the calm environment in massage center will soothe your pain down and push your mood up in few seconds.