Meditation Techniques for Migraine

A common problem faced by many adults and children is that of migraine. For the understanding of laypersons, it must be explained that migraine is not just an attack of headache. In fact, it is a condition that has multiple symptoms, of which severe headache is one. Some patients may also experience nausea, numbness and acute sensitivity to light and sound, among other symptoms.

As in the case of numerous other ailments and disorders, meditation techniques can serve as a drugless solution for migraine as well. With the understanding in Preksha Meditation that all disorders have an underlying cause which stems within us and manifests in physical symptoms, migraine can also be managed and treated as it has been identified as a neurological condition.

In Preksha Meditation, through techniques such as Antaryatra (Internal Trip), Kayotsarga (realization of the true self by distinguishing between body and consciousness), Mantra Chanting and others, the patient is instructed in how to relieve the symptoms at a holistic level to find a lasting solution. Since the disorder is identified as having psychosomatic origin, the treatment too begins from the inside. Using autosuggestion, the patient direct the mind to gradually relax. By helping patients gain control over their thoughts, to make their mind calm and put a break in the rapid chain of thoughts, attempt is made to introduce positive behavioural changes, and consequently, physical changes.

By relaxing the mind, the thoughts and the body, Preksha Meditation techniques help the patient in managing symptoms of migraine such as severe headache. There is also scientific evidence to support the claim that meditation can be useful in managing the pain and other symptoms of migraine. 

“A study by Amy Wachholtz, Christopher Malone and Kenneth Pargament in 2017 concluded that patients suffering from migraine who practiced meditation daily for 20 minutes a day for 30 days continuously reported reduced frequency of migraine attacks..”

If you suffer from migraine and would like to avail a lasting solution for management and treatment of your migraine symptoms, visit the Adhyatma Sadhana Kendra, a Preksha meditation centre in Delhi. At the Kendra, you can learn meditation techniques to manage migraine and obtain a drugless solution under the instruction and guidance of trained experts. Through a combination of Preksha Meditation, lifestyle changes, diet and nutrition changes, and Naturopathy treatment, you can find relief from migraine.

Shri K.C. Jain was born on August 18, 1957 at Sriganganagar, Rajasthan. He had the distinction of standing 3rd in the order of merit in Higher Secondary in Rajasthan Secondary Education Board in the year 1974. In the year 1977, he secured a Gold Medal in his Commerce Graduation in University of Rajasthan.


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