Headaches - Does Music Help or Hurt?
Mar 24, 2010 at 6:06 AM Thread Starter Post #1 of 24

KingStyles

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I just happen to be sitting here with a headache and listening to some music. I thought I would ask if people find that listening to headphones while having a headache causes it to get better or worse?

For me listening to music during a headaches caused by neckstrain or stress can help me relax and slowly sooth the headache. Eyestrain or some hayfever headaches will only get worse while listening. What is your experiences and what music do you find helps sooth the headaches away?
 
Mar 24, 2010 at 7:45 AM Post #4 of 24

necropimp

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depends

music can be relaxing which can help

certain sounds can make things worse
 
Mar 24, 2010 at 8:26 AM Post #5 of 24

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It depends...
I find some music relaxing, and hence may help a headache. While other music do not help at all
 
Mar 24, 2010 at 1:59 PM Post #10 of 24

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Just take break or play Jazz or certain Classical pieces on a lower volume. Music that is too in your face or high paced and activating can make it worse.

Silence can indeed be very quieting...
 
Mar 24, 2010 at 2:33 PM Post #11 of 24

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I need it to be as quiet as possible, since my headaches nowadays are often migraines... I basically have to shut the door and turn off the lights and try to sleep it off. No music for me
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Mar 31, 2010 at 11:55 PM Post #13 of 24

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headphones worse, earphones/earbuds better
 
Apr 1, 2010 at 12:58 AM Post #15 of 24

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Always makes it worse for me. Excedrin makes it better.
 

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