Natural Remedies for Post Concussion


Treat your concussion by getting to know your body and understanding what triggers your headaches, dizziness, memory loss or seizures. If you have a brain injury and suffer from occasional seizures, staring into space, and slight twitching brought on from an electrical disturbance in nerve cells in a section of the brain, then this natural treatment may help you. However, if your symptoms are seizures due to epilepsy that include falling to the ground, becoming unconscious, and having convulsions, then you need to seek medical care.

Get to Know your Body
Determine what triggers your symptoms by getting a journal and documenting how you feel. When you wake up are you happy, sad, anxious, or do you have anxiety or stress? What are you doing when you feel pressure? Do you feel dizzy, or light headed? Do you have a problem concentrating? Did you get a good night’s sleep? Also, note the foods that you eat; food will play a role in your concussion symptoms as will certain allergies. Get to know your body and this will help you to determine what may trigger your symptoms.

salad-543043_640Diet to Feel Better
Change your diet by eliminating all fatty foods; sugar, animal protein and fried and processed foods. Also, avoid caffeinated foods and beverages. Do not drink alcoholic beverages. Replace this diet by eating fresh organic green vegetables; peas, green beans, seaweed, broccoli, and green leaf lettuce and spinach. Also, include carrots, red grapes, raw nuts, seeds, beet tips, soybeans, eggs, non-processed milk and cheese and yogurt.  Eat several small meals throughout the day; do not eat large portions of food at one time.

Nutritional Supplements
Add supplements to your diet. Take a multivitamin and B complex. Also, consume 1500 milligrams of calcium derived from organic food  per day.

Keep your Bowels Moving
To keep your digestive tract moving by eating apples, 4-grain bread and taking two Omega-3 capsules daily. Also drink eight glasses of water daily to regulate your bowels. It is important to have a bowel movement every day.
Think Natural
If you have had a concussion brain injury it will take time to heal. While you are healing it is important to stay healthy and to avoid stress and anxiety. You must also avoid all chemicals; pesticides, cleaning chemicals and intrusive solvents, as they can cause an electrical disturbance in your brain. For example, gasoline and bleach fumes make some light-headed to the point that they cannot think clearly. Therefore if you need to fill up your cars with gasoline then ask someone else to do it for you. Another way to avoid chemicals is to clean your house with natural cleaning products and apply natural pesticides for your yard and home.

planting-780736_640 (1)Don’t Worry About It
When your body is anxious, it affects your nervous system, especially if you have brain injury. Exercise to relieve your body of stress. Participate in a hobby such as gardening or bird watching. Another way to rid stress from your life is to listen to music, sing and laugh these are all ways to naturally eliminated stress. Should a stressful situation arise then walk away from it and don’t worry about it.
When you feel a little shaky or lightheaded, or sense pressure in your head, stop whatever you are doing and brew some lemon balm, or chamomile herbal tea. Drink the tea slowly. If you are able, lie down and close your eyes then do so. Use this time to pray or meditate to achieve inner peace.

Do not push yourself to reach deadlines, avoid stress and anxiety.

Knowing your body and how it reacts to stress and certain stimulants will help your to treat your brain injury.

Avoid artificial sweeteners. Replace with natural sweeteners such as raw sugar. Consume raw sugar in moderation

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