Head massage

What is Head massage?

Champissage (a trademark; possibly a portmanteau of chāmpi, the Hindi and Urdu term for the practice, and massage), also known as Indian head massage, is an alternative medicine massage. In champissage, the head, neck and face are massaged. Indian head massage was brought to the west by Narendra Mehta in the 1970s. Champissage is thought to have been originally introduced into the United Kingdom by Garaldeep McCoy, an Indian immigrant of Scottish ancestry.

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My 26 month old has been having a low grade fever for 2 weeks and has been rather fussy. I think she has a concussion. I took her to her ped after a week of mild fever and he said it is not a concussion. She got a cold this week and has a runny nose, she seems to be recovering but she still has fever. I'm originally from china, where they treat mild concussion with a head massage by a chiropractor but in states I'm afraid to take her to them as they wouldn't know. What should I do now?

doctor1 MD

Hi,

Your child has upper respiratory tract infection and since the fever has not subsided it would be advisable to get her examined again and maybe carry out a few more investigations at this stage.

Concussion happens post head injury and since there is no history of head injury in your child...

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Hi, my husband is 40 and has been taking daily high blood pressure medicine daily for 4 or 5 years. His blood pressure is normal 130/82 at 5am. But he says a blood vessel is pumping & he is afraid if he should go see ER in Shanghai, China now. What could have caused this discomfort is he got a head massage in which a pointed ox horn was used yesterday. Should I take him to see a Doctor now?No sign of a stroke .

doctor1 MD

Hi friend,
Welcome to Health Care Magic

The symptoms do not appear to be related to the pressure or the procedure..
He may be having missed beats?
Consult an Internist / get him examined / may be some basic investigation will be necessary...

Take care     
Wishing speedy recovery
God bless
Good luck...

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my 3 year toddler complains pain at the back side of the head. every time when I put shampoo on his head and massage he said it hurts and then when I pore water he feels better this is happening for almost 2 months now

doctor1 MD

Hi,
Thank you for contacting Healthcare magic.
First of all, let me reassure you that the symptoms do not suggest any serious brain disease.
The most likely cause could be a muscular pain in the area affected. Please ensure that the pillow height during sleep is medium and it's not big.
Vascular...

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i feel like my both veins in my side of the head my age is 28 weight is 80 hi doctor i feel like my both veins in my side of the head is moving is it a major health issure doctor how i can solve it please answer

doctor1 MD

Dear
Ashwagandha and brahmi are the ideal medicines for this condition. Cap. streswin offers good help. In ayurveda we also recommend head massage with sesame oil. It is better if you massage sole of feet also with this oil.

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I am suffering from severe headache everyday past 8yrs. headache ache increases to peak level whenever i take head bath nor apply hair oil or if i stand in hot sun for more than 5min. i had undergone many health test and got reports as NORMAL for both CT as well as MRI scanning . i had consulted nearly 70-90 doctors. tooked variety of pills , tried ayurvedic medicines but none helped me.. I am afraid to go out during day time . ting is my scalp is very sensitive , once i tooked head massage for 10min in saloon later i got admitted for 2days in hospital. this is my present situation.. So pls do help me.. ..

doctor1 MD

Hi,

Thank you for your query.

1. The Scalp is innervated by the Trigeminal Nerve (Fifth Cranial Nerve) and the Occipital Nerves (Spinal C2).

2. You seem to be suffering from Neuralgia.

3. Neuralgias may be due to nerve entrapment, nerve damage at a molecular level, damage to nerve fibre...

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I am a 23 yr lady only having asthma problem.I have very thin and less amount of hair mainly in the front side.and it is falling around 20-30/day.i am becoming bald.Kindly advice me what to do

doctor1 MD

Hello
Welcome to health care magic
regular head massage of head for 15-20 minutes will improve circulation to scalp & growth of hair.
Wish you speedy recovery
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Hello Doctor,

My Sister have 2 Blood clots in left and right part of the brain.Her age is 21 years.
Doctors have suggested to perform head massage using oil. Just wanted to know if massage can actually help in breaking the clot. Moreover,is there any specific oil to be used.
Why any medicines are not given yet?

doctor1 MD

Dear Mr XXXXXXX

I have seen the history given by you for your sister.

1 As she has craniopharyngioma, presence of blood clot and tumor need management.

2 If you can send more clinical details and MRI reports and if possible relevant MRI films, answer can be more specific.

3 Regarding massage, it...

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Good day doc: Is a chemical which used in hair re-bond causes severe hair fall? because I am experiencing right now a severe hair fall. I was re-bonded a year a go, and now I am experiencing severe hair fall for about two months already.What must I do to lessen this hair fall? Thank you.

doctor1 MD

High protein & diet rich in vitamin & minerals & head massage all that you need.

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Hi! For about 2 years now,I can hear and feel my pulse just above my soft palate. It occasionally causes a brief ringing in my ears. I also have a sort of full feeling in my left ear. I don't have the normal symptoms for patulous eustachian tube, and my ENT says that I don't have eustachian tube dysfunction. The problem is in both ears, but my left ear is worse than my right. Started around the same time as a globus sensation. Will occasionally remit for a few days. Head and neck massage helps for a few days as well. Normal MRI and carotid sonogram. TMJ - 2 mm too far to the right, but no pain or popping. Any idea what this could be? It is VERY annoying, to the point of depression.

Sincerely,

XXXXXXX

doctor1 MD

Hi,

Thank you for your query.

1. I am assuming that:
a. You have true pulsatile tinnitus synchronous with your heartbeat and that there are additional sounds which comprise objective tinnitus. Both these types may co-exist.
b. You ear drums are normal and your PTA (Pure Tone Audiogram) and...

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hi, im 39 week and 3 days pregnant and i m having headache from 4 days.. on first day it was so much severe but it is only on right side.. and when ever i hav contraction i feel more pain and pressure in my head... can u please tell me wats the reason... i m also feeling blurred vision

doctor1 MD

Welcome to HCM!

I have read your question and see that you are preganant, and have developed headache which increases with contraction, and there is blurr vision.

I can say from my clinical experince that you should get your blood pressure checked and meet your gynaecologist. this seems to be...

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I have been experiencing headaches every day for 3 years. I have been to many doctors, have had many tests, MRIs, etc. with no explanation for the headaches. They say it's not migraines and I don't think it is. I cannot believe that no one can...

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my daughter age is 10 years. her weight is 52 kgs. and her hair is not looks healthy like earlier. hair fall is also more. can u suggest

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My could not get sound sleep whole night. daily morning 3 am I woke up and after that never get sleep. so daily get hardly 3-4 hour sleep. the sleep I get also includes lot of indifferent dreams which makes my sleep time very bad

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hi, im 39 week and 3 days pregnant and i m having headache from 4 days.. on first day it was so much severe but it is only on right side.. and when ever i hav contraction i feel more pain and pressure in my head... can u please tell me wats the reason... i m also feeling blurred vision

doctor1 MD

Hi, my husband is 40 and has been taking daily high blood pressure medicine daily for 4 or 5 years. His blood pressure is normal 130/82 at 5am. But he says a blood vessel is pumping & he is afraid if he should go see ER in Shanghai, China now. What could have caused this discomfort is he got a head massage in which a pointed ox horn was used yesterday. Should I take him to see a Doctor now?No sign of a stroke .

doctor1 MD

Hi Doctor, I am facing almost 100 hairfall per day from past 3 months. I used to have erratic eating habits. No thyroid, and iron levels are fine. Hb level is slightly low (11.7 out of a range of 12-25). Went to a dermotologist doctor called Dr. Jagdish P, he said take aferite; tricofol; use anatism lotion. Please let me know whether these are safe options. I am a girl of 24 years single. He also said that my hair had started thinning out.

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My 26 month old has been having a low grade fever for 2 weeks and has been rather fussy. I think she has a concussion. I took her to her ped after a week of mild fever and he said it is not a concussion. She got a cold this week and has a runny nose, she seems to be recovering but she still has fever. I'm originally from china, where they treat mild concussion with a head massage by a chiropractor but in states I'm afraid to take her to them as they wouldn't know. What should I do now?

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