For many children this doesn’t just mean new teachers and new friends, but a source of nervousness with homework and tests just around the corner. The latest research conducted by the World Health Organization has shown that 80 % of headaches are caused by muscle tension, which is triggered by stress.
Choosing a backpack with wide, padded shoulder straps and padded back. Pack light and organize the backpack to use all of its compartments. Pack heavier items closest to the center of the back. The backpack should never weigh more than 10 to 20 percent of your child’s body weight. Always use both shoulder straps as slinging a backpack over one shoulder can strain muscles and lead to muscle tension headache. Consider a rolling backpack; this type of backpack may be a good choice for students who must tote a heavy load. Remember that rolling backpacks still must be carried up stairs.
Nutritional lunch boxes/ dietary related headache
Remember to pack a fruit juice/ dehydration headache
Taking part in sports/ stretching exercises
When to consult a medical professional