For many US workers, heading home at the end of the day does not mean that they can kick back and relax. For increasing numbers of people, chronic headaches are having a negative impact on their ability to relax, pursue hobbies or even sleep. The cause of chronic evening headaches can vary greatly, but they are generally caused by work-related stress, poor posture and unhealthy diet. All three of those factors have the effect of causing muscle contraction and vascular irregularity, conditions which can manifest with persistent headaches. While many people tend to treat these conditions using over-the-counter pain relievers, there is an all-natural solution which is proven to be equally effective, namely massage.
Massage is great for addressing work-related stress because it has the ability to induce the body’s relaxation response, a natural function that involves the body releasing loads of relaxation inducing hormones into the bloodstream. It’s great for addressing the pain and stiffness caused by sitting at a computer monitor for hours at a time by loosening up your muscles and fascia. And it addresses vascular regularities by improving blood circulation throughout the body. With those three issues addressed, you’ll likely find that your post work headaches will disappear and you will have to take any stomach aggravating over-the-counter medications to resolve the problem.
Read the full article here: What Causes Headaches In The Evening And How to Prevent It