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Top 8 Homeopathic Medicines For Pain In Forehead

Pain in the forehead may be due to different reasons. To begin with, one of the main cause behind forehead pain is sinusitis, more specifically frontal sinusitis. Sinusitis refers to inflammation of the paranasal sinuses (air-filled spaces in the skull). Frontal sinusitis refers to inflammation of the frontal sinuses located behind the brow ridges one on the either side. Secondly, it may arise in cases of cold, emotional stress and eyestrain(excessive use of computer screen/mobiles). Other reasons could be different types of headache like migraine, tension headache and cluster headache. Migraine is one- sided headache mainly throbbing/pulsating type usually attended by nausea and vomiting. Tension headache is a type of headache that feels like a tight band across the forehead. The tight feeling may also occur on the sides and the back of the head. Cluster headache refers to pain on one side of the head daily for several weeks or months, afterwards there occur a remission phase where no headache occurs for months or even years. Another reason could be high blood pressure (hypertension). Hormonal changes may sometimes be the reason behind forehead pain. One may also experience forehead pain in case of withdrawal of alcohol or caffeine. Besides the above, there may be few serious reasons like stroke (it is a medical emergency in which interrupted oxygen supply to the brain cause death of the brain cells and loss of brain function) and meningitis (inflammation of meninges i.e. protective membranes covering the brain and spinal cord) that needs to be immediately and carefully treated. Depending on the cause, pain in the forehead could be attended with other symptoms. These includes nasal discharge, blocked nose, nausea, vomiting, pain in the eyes, dimness of vision, pressure in the ears, pain in the neck and scalp, fever and weakness.

Homeopathic Management

Homeopathy proves highly effective in managing complaint of pain in forehead. Homeopathic medicines give good results in such cases by targeting the root cause behind it. With its use, the intensity and frequency of the headache reduces gradually. Homeopathic medicines are entirely safe to use with zero side effects as these are prepared from naturally occurring substances. The use of homeopathic medicines is recommended for mild to moderate cases. The most suitable homeopathic medicine has to be selected individually for every case after detailedcase evaluation based on the characteristic symptoms. So one should take homeopathic medicine under supervision of a doctor and avoid self-medication. In cases, forehead pain occurs from some serious health issues like meningitis or stroke, it is advised to get immediate help from conventional mode of treatment as homeopathy has limitation in handling serious cases.

Homeopathic Medicines For Pain In Forehead

1.Belladonna – Top Recommended Medicine

Belladonna is a top ranking medicine in homeopathy to manage cases of forehead pain. Along with pain, a feeling of fullness is felt in the forehead. The pain may extend to the sides and the back of head. The nature of pain is throbbing type. Headache is worse from exposure to light and noise. Exposure to cold air also increases the intensity of the pain. There is relief in pain by applying pressure over the forehead. While in pain, marked heat and redness is observed of the face. It is a highly recommended medicine for headache occurring from migraine or sinus infection.

2. Kali Bichrome – For Forehead Pain Due To Cold and Sinusitis

Kali Bichrome is one of the best homeopathic medicines to manage pain in the forehead in cases of cold and sinusitis. Discharge from the nose and eyes, along with headache, is prominent. The nasal discharge is thick, greenish-yellow, sticky, and ropy. There may be a characteristic complaint of post nasal discharge (PND) in which mucus drips from the back of the nose into the throat. The sufferer may complain of a blocked sensation in the nose. Fetid smell comes from the nose. Additionally, pain at the root of the nose is well marked. There is relief in headache by drinking something warm. Headache also gets better by pressing at the root of the nose.

3. Ruta – To Manage Pain In Forehead From Eye Strain

Ruta is the topmost medicine for managing pain in the forehead that results from eye strain. Mostly pressive pain or pulsating pain is felt in the forehead where this medicine is required. The pain from the forehead may radiate to the sides of the head. A pressure on the eyebrows is quite prominent. The headache gets worse from reading. Besides, pain and pressure is felt in the eyes. There is redness in the eyes along with the above symptoms. Additionally, a burning sensation is well marked in the eyes. One may feel restless.

4. Iris Versicolor – For Forehead Pain With Nausea, Vomiting

Iris Versicolor is an outstanding medicine for managing forehead pain accompanied by nausea and vomiting. A dull heavy feeling occurs in the forehead. A constricted sensation is also felt around the forehead. Excessive weakness is felt along with headache. There is sleeplessness due to pain in the forehead. There is reduced appetite. In some cases, along with pain in the forehead, there is pain in the right eye also. This gets worse during rest.

5. Silicea – To Manage Forehead Pain From Long Term Cold

Silicea is a well-indicated medicine for managing pain in the forehead in cases of long term (chronic) cold. There is a throbbing type of pain in the forehead. The frontal sinuses are also inflamed. There is a thick, yellow-green discharge from the nose in the morning after waking. The nose feels blocked along with the above features.

6. Natrum Mur – For Forehead Pain Better From Pressure

This medicine is recommended for forehead pain that gets better by applying pressure. Throbbing is felt in the forehead. A very characteristic sensation that one feels is a thousand little hammers knocking on the brain. A sensation of weight is also experienced in the forehead. This sensation gets worse when bending the head down. In some cases, pain in the forehead is accompanied with pain in the eyeballs. The next very prominent feature to use this medicine is pain in the forehead which gets worse from coughing and sneezing. During coughing, it feels as if the head would burst.

7. Gelsemium – For Forehead Pain Worse From Exertion

Gelsemium is an important medicine to manage forehead pain that gets worse from exertion. There is pain in the forehead over one or both eyes. The pain may occur on the top of the head as well along with forehead pain. Besides, there is a dimness of vision. Heaviness can also be felt in the head. There is also a sensation of a tight band around the head.

8. Bryonia – For Pain In Forehead Extending To Back Of Head

Bryonia is a suitable medicine to manage pain in the forehead extending to the back of the head. The pain gets worse from movement. Along with the above, there appears fullness and heaviness in the forehead. It is relieved by applying pressure on the forehead or by closing the eyes. Burning sensation is felt in the forehead. This medicine is also recommended to manage forehead pain that gets worse from stooping.



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