Soothing and removing tension suffer at some time from tension headaches and know that they begin with a gradual feeling of pressure in the head or neck, or a taut sensation in the facial muscles. Once you are aware of such tension, tackle it immediately. A few simple stretches can help to relieve these muscular spasms and prevent them leading to a severe headache. They can be done almost anywhere.
SIDEWAYS NECK STRETCH HEAD TO CHEST
Lower your head towards your chest, feeling the pull on the back of the neck. Hold at your furthest stretch before slowly raising the head again. Repeat two or three times.
To make this stretch of the neck muscles more effective, use’our’hands to give extra leverage. Haircut medium length round face Place one hand under your chin and the other on top of your head; repeat the other side.
Slowly stretch your head down to one side, feeling the pull in the neck muscles. Return the head to the upright position and repeat on the other side.
LION POSTURE SEMICIRCLE ROTATION
To stretch the facial muscles and release tension, open your mouth as wide as possible and push out your tongue. At the same time, open your eyes into as wide a stare as you can manage. Repeat a couple of times.
Turn the head to one side, then steadily rotate it in a semicircular movement, letting the chin drop down across the chest.
Dropping the head backwards compresses the neck, so it is best not to make this a full circle rotation. Repeat, going back in the opposite direction. posture enhancers One of the great benefits of an exercise system such as yoga is the fact that it gradually and increasingly gives you considerable grace and poise. In addition it will make a huge difference to your overall posture. If it was previously a bit lax, and you ended up slouching, you will really notice the difference. In fact, learning to hold yourself properly can help you to look and feel much younger, and reduce muscle strain. I Stand with feet slightly apart and arms 2 Stand with your feet apart, and hold raised in front.