There is always a time in our lives where we suffer from headaches. Headaches seem to be a common disease nowadays. According to Wrong Diagnosis, one of the world's leading online medical health information providers, they made a research about headaches around the world and just in United States according to that research, 45 million American men and 20 million American women, suffer from chronic headaches.

Only in United States 48,582,693 within the 293, 655, 4051 total population there suffer from headaches, because of that, that country consume over 35,000 tons of over-the counter painkillers each year.

According to the World Health Association (WHO), more than 20 per cent of the budget of the United States are used for this purpose even though is causing another type of ailment named Iatrogenic diseases which according to British Medical Journal should be reduced as soon as possible.

According to Harvard Medical School, headaches or migraine sufferers have endured an odd array of alleged remedies starting from zapping head with a jolt from a torpedo fish as Romans used to do till electro shock thinking to cast away the evil spirit.

Nowadays headaches can be healed with several types of pain relievers, one of the most expensive ones is named Triptan, there are also more medicament with strong chemical ingredients that has demonstrated not to heal the problem. Because of this frustration Science is now focusing on other type of approaches.

Yoga has all the answer for all human ailments. Yoga says our body is a perfect pharmacy, it has inside all what we need. It can produce at any time, at any moment, when needed and with the exact doze, the most wonderful, useful drugs. Our body, if it is properly aligned with a correct and natural ways of living can make miracles so to speak. Depression and anxiety cause tension headaches and this cause muscles in your neck, shoulders, scalp and jaw due tight, pain in the eye or ear, it disturbs our life creating tensions either in our mind or body.

According to Yoga philosophy and its techniques such as Hatha Yoga Devanand which is the Yoga of the body, this ailment can be easily solver by practicing Hatha Yoga, there are quite useful yoga asanas and Yoga positions to heal this ailment in a natural zero cost effective ways and of course in the shorter run; however we strictly recommend practicing Hatha Yoga under the supervision of a qualified Yoga teacher or in the ideal sense of this meaning with a qualified Yoga instructor.

There many asanas inside the Hatha Yoga Devanand system. Some of them to heal headaches are:

a - Downward Facing Dog Pose
b - Cobra Pose
c - Reclining Pose
d - Cat Yoga Pose
e - Corpse Yoga Pose

Yoga Devanand philosophy highly stress out to be careful on what we eat. Eating plenty of vegetables, if possible starting adopting a vegetarian diet as soon as possible is very advisable if we want to sense results.

Eat plenty of fruits and raw food rather than canned or old food from the refrigerator, avoid coffee and any kind of alkaloids or stimulants whatsoever. Living a healthy and balanced life is very important. Drinking plenty of water and proper breathing can also help a lot.

Practicing Hatha Yoga Devanand and Mantra Yoga Meditation (MYM) combined, will reduce headaches since the very first day of practicing them as many people have witnessed. When body, mind and soul are integrated the soul which is the axis that cohesion our personality with our inner True nature is ready to clean, detoxify and recondition each part of our overall constitution, allowing our body to grow healthier and stronger, our mind more relaxed less prone to stress and ready to neutralize any negative influence, our intellect ready to discern and choose the best for us and our soul giving us a sense of inner peace and true self realization.

Swami Guru Devanand Saraswati Ji Maharaj, a famous and enlightened Yoga master from the previous century who brought and spread up around the world Mantra Yoga Meditation (MYM) and the Hatha Yoga Devanand system among other teachings, He used to say:

Wisdom is the most noble and high goal that humans can achieve and the purpose of life is precisely to achieve that noble ideal. Do not forget that the soul is perfect, full of wisdom and other powers. But if the body is weak and is not purified, wisdom may not manifest itself. If people do not control the source of their thoughts, neither can they attain wisdom.

Copyright 2009 - Henry Alzamora

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I'm a personification of Art-philosophy with a blend of visionary, bohemian, Creative, strong analytical and social skills, synthesis lover and over heels inlove of changes and constant evolution patterns. My Specialties are: Business Consulting, Coaching, Online Marketing, Business-Human Development,Strategy, Organizational Culture, International Corporate Management and Yoga. Have an International Executive MBA from Alcala de Henares University, Spain, BS in Science of Communications, MS in Marketing, I split my time teaching at University, tweeting, writing and lecturing about Business and Yoga. More about me in my website &/or personal blog.