Exploring Effective Migraine Treatment Through Homeopathy: A Comprehensive Guide

Exploring Effective Migraine Treatment Through Homeopathy: A Comprehensive Guide

Migraines are debilitating headaches that feel like your brain is staging a rebellion inside your head and every sound feels like a jackhammer serenade.  Our busy lifestyle takes such a toll on us that we feel compelled to pop pills every time the headaches get the better of us. We’re often advised not to take pain relieving medications, but we seldom find alternatives that provide us with effective management and have a safer approach to our wellness.  If you are seeking a migraine treatment regimen comprising of medications from natural substances that help alleviate pain and offer sustained relief, homeopathy would be an optimal solution, tailored for your respective symptoms.

Migraines are a more common occurrence than you would think. In India, more than 200 million people are suffering from it, on a frequent basis. The prevalence is higher than men as 60% of the cases reported last year, are that of women. In this blog, we’ll delve into the nitty gritty details of homeopathic medications and explore how homeopathic solutions for headaches can be used as a viable treatment for migraine.

Migraine Treatment Through Homeopathy


Stages of migraine and the varied symptoms

Migraines are excruciating headaches that specifically affect one side of the head, or the unilateral side. Headaches caused by a migraine induce throbbing or pulsating sensation. Typical concomitant symptoms include light and noise sensitivity, nausea, and vomiting. Headaches can get so severe that they interfere with the daily tasks and routine activities.

There are four stages of a migraine attack and the respective symptoms:

Stages of Migraine Symptoms of Migraine
Prodome: Lasts from a few hours to a few days. Mood swings, difficulty in concentration, irritability, increased frequency of urination, craving for food, stiffness in the neck, constipation or diarrhea, difficulty in speaking and sleeping
Aura: Lasts between 5 minutes to 60 minutes. Appears at the onset or during headaches Visual disturbances like flashes of light, bright spots, zig-zag patterns or different shapes popping up before the eyes and temporary loss of vision. Tingling or prickling sensations in the face. Dizziness and weakness. Sense of smell or taste get affected.  Speech gets slurred.
Headache (Migraine Attack): From a minimum of 4 hours to a maximum of 3 days.    A throbbing/pulsating type of pain appearing mostly on one side of the head, followed by nausea, vomiting, sensitivity to sound, light and specific smells.
Postdrome: Occurs when the migraine attack subsides and the remnant effects last for one or two more days    Fatigue is experienced after the attacks and a foggy mind.

Homeopathic medicines for migraine treatment

Homeopathic treatments for migraines are not only safe and reliable but are incredibly efficient in treating both acute and chronic cases of migraines. Each patient’s respective symptoms are thoroughly examined, and the medications are prescribed accordingly. These medications identify and eliminate the root causes of the condition. Following is a list of medicines that may be beneficial to treating your individual symptoms but ingest them only when prescribed by a medical professional:

  1. Belladonna – This medication is often the top choice for migraines, by homeopathy practitioners and patients alike. It works brilliantly on headaches with intense throbbing, fullness in the head and pulsating pain.
  2. Glonoinum – This medicine treats congestion and heaviness in the head. In addition, Gloninum is a commonly used medication for migraines brought on by sun exposure.
  3. Iris Versicolor – Iris Versicolor is the best medicine for headaches beginning as a blur before the eyes, accompanied by nausea, vomiting and acid reflux.
  4. Epiphegus – When physical or mental exertion triggers a migraine attack, it works wonders.
  5. Spigelia – This medicine is unmatched when it comes to treating left-sided migraines, that start from the occipital region, or the back of the head, and then the pain slowly settles over the left eye.
  6. Sanguinaria Canadensis – Sanguinaria Canadensis is a fantastic remedy for relieving right-sided migraines and for women going through migraine attacks due to menopause.
  7. Nux Vomica – The best medicine for migraineurs with stomach issues such as dyspepsia, gas, and constipation is Nux Vomica, which provides excellent relief.
  8. Kali Phos – One can go for this option when migraines are caused due to stress, tension and worries, followed by fatigue and weakness.
  9. Natrum Muriaticum – Some women may only get migraines right before or during their menstruation. This seems to be the best medicine for menstrual migraines and for women with Anemia.
  10. Gelsemium – When migraine headaches accompany transient visual loss (blindness), Gelsemium proves to be effective.
  11. Cyclamen – Cyclamen is prescribed for migraine attacks with visual aura, vertigo, dimness in the vision and a sharp pain in the temporal region of the brain.
  12. Kali Bichrome – It is a useful medicine for managing migraines with temporary blindness and blurred vision, accompanied by vomiting and nausea.
  13. Glonine – It relieves abrupt headaches brought on by exposure to high temperatures like the heat of the sun or working near electric lights and in the kitchen.
  14. Bryonia – Someone with a headache, characterized by constant pain over one eye that gradually covers the entire head, can opt for this medicine. There may be vomiting and a queasy feeling in the pit of the stomach. The person becomes thirsty quite often and may have an extremely dry mouth.
  15. Ignatia – This medicine works well for migraines brought on by grief and emotional outbursts. Symptoms include facial twitches, back and neck muscle spasms.
  16. Sepia – This cure works well for left-sided headaches that cause nausea and dizziness. It worsens on an empty stomach, during menstruation or menopause. The affected person gets tired, feels cold and agitated.
  17. Silicea – This medicine may be administered for migraines that occur after mental exertion.
  18. Cimicifuga – Recommended for headaches that cause shooting or throbbing pains in the eyes. The neck muscles get very stiff and painful which further aggravates the migraine attack.
  19. Coffea Cruda – This medicine eases anxiety, hyperactive thinking, and headaches associated with insomnia.
  20. Cyclamen – Helps with dizziness, blurred vision, or flashing lights before the eye during the onset of a migraine headache. Pain in the right side of the head is common, and the ears may hurt, followed by weakness and nausea.
  21. Kali Phosphoricum – Relieves headaches caused by excessive overwork when we apply too much of our brains to something.
  22. Lachesis – This medicine is taken when the head feels heavy and congested, with throbbing pain. Face looks flushed and blemished. When headaches are of this nature, sometimes, sleeping may make things worse.
  23. Lycopodium – When the person goes through headaches because of missed meals, cravings occur, and heated food items, confectionery are desired. In that case, this medicine relieves the affected individual.

Migraine pain

Different types of migraines

Migraines may occur in various forms. A few of these are mentioned below:

    Migraine with aura: Headache is felt after the occurrence of an aura.

    Migraine without aura: Headaches begin without any aura symptoms.

    The Silent Migraine: Only aura symptoms manifest; headaches do not develop.

     Status Migrainosus: Migraine attacks that last longer than three days.

     Chronic Migraine: Migraines that persist for at least fifteen days in a month.

Basilar Migraine: Also known as migraine with Brainstem Aura – this type of migraine starts with speech impairment, and may later go on to causing vertigo, double vision, and ringing in the ears, before the headache becomes unbearable.

Hemiplegic Migraine: This condition causes transient symptoms linked to the neural system, such as tingling and loss of sensation on one side of the body, as well as numbness or weakening on one side.

Retinal / Ocular Migraine: a dull discomfort is felt behind the eye that may radiate to the rest of the head, along with a transient loss of vision, either partial or total, in one eye.

Abdominal Migraine: Usually begins at a young age, this condition can develop into the later years. It involves discomfort in the stomach, accompanied by nausea and vomiting.

Menstrual Migraine: Migraines occur before or during the monthly menstrual cycle.

What causes migraines?

  • Anxiety and depression are two psychological conditions that are often seen to have a connection with the incidence of migraines.
  • Decrease in the level of serotonin is a contributing factor.
  • Alterations in the brain that impact blood vessels and nerve transmission are the primary causes of migraines. The brain receives pain signals from these alterations.
  • Genetics plays a crucial role. A family history of migraine occurs in about two thirds of cases.


What triggers a migraine attack?

Among the things that can cause a migraine are:

  • Variations in temperature.
  • Anxiety and stress, sleep deprivation or excessive sleep, extreme exhaustion.
  • Hormonal fluctuations in women before or during menstruation, pregnancy, and menopause.
  • Loud noise, strong fragrance, bright and flashing lights, light emanating from television screens, strong rays of the sun.
  • Alcohol intake, coffee, skipping meals, pickled and processed foods, cheese, chocolates, food products containing monosodium glutamate.
  • Certain medicines like vasodilators and oral contraceptive tablets.


Here are a few tips that may be helpful for this condition  

Try to avoid the triggering factors that are harmful for your symptoms. We know that your hectic lifestyle would not allow you to lead a stress-free life, but calming activities like yoga and meditation go a long way in easing the mind and reducing the frequency of migraine attacks. During the headaches, resting in a quiet, dark room helps. Drink lots of fluids but no matter how distressing the condition gets, remember that going through the day without having any meal can only make it worse.


At Dr. Paul’s, how does Fusion Homeopathy treat migraines?

Dr. Paul’s innovative approach to homeopathic medicine provides organic solutions for managing migraines, integrating traditional and contemporary methods; which makes us the premier homeopathy clinic in Eastern India.

The course of Fusion Homeopathy includes:

  • A thorough plan that considers the patient’s genetic, emotional, and physical characteristics to treat the underlying causes of the condition.
  • Medication and treatment regimens for migraines that are specifically suited to the requirements of each patient.
  • Treatments follow safety guidelines and use topical, constitutional medicines that don’t have any negative side effects and cater to people of all age groups.
  • In addition to efficiently providing relief from migraine, Fusion Homeopathy strengthens the body’s defenses against immunological imbalances.
  • Our homeopathic treatment plan lessens the possibility of triggers that instigate migraine attacks.

Homeopathy treatment for migraine is all about a gentle and natural approach, addressing the underlying causes and the unique symptoms and constitution of each patient.  The medications stimulate the body’s self-healing mechanisms and restore the balance of the immune system. While more research needs to be conducted to maximize the efficacy of homeopathy for migraines, we find patients reporting significant improvements in their symptoms with the holistic approach of our course of treatment. If you’re considering homeopathy for migraines, be sure to book an appointment with our qualified practitioners to receive consultations for a personalized treatment tailored to your requirements.