Massaging The Forehead Until Red When A Headache?
I want to ask, is it okay if you are dizzy massaging / pinching in the forehead (more precisely between the eyebrows) to red? Thank you in advance.
Hello Elfrida, thank you for asking at HealthReplies.com.
Based on research, doing massage therapy can be recommended to help reduce the pain, although until now the mechanism that explains the reduction of pain is still in the form of conjecture. Massage therapy is intended, is not defined and is not required as a massage that is hard and deep, but enough as a massage that makes people feel comfortable so that it can help reduce the pain, not add pain.
Regarding the massage that you do, you should not do it too hard even though it might reduce the pain, because a massage that is too hard can also cause skin irritation as a side effect. If the headache feels very heavy, it can also be helped by resting yourself and taking pain-reducing drugs such as paracetamol according to the packaging dose. If you have done the things above but have not improved, you should consult a doctor to find the cause and treat it further.
Also note if the headache is felt for the first time and is very severe, or is felt increasingly more severe, accompanied by the emergence of other complaints (fever, spasms, vomiting spurts, decreased consciousness, or paralysis of the body) it is advisable to immediately consult a hospital emergency room.
I hope this helps.