The Model Health Show


TMHS 030: How To Get Rid Of A Headache In 30 Minutes Or Less, How Exercise Makes You Smarter, And Honest Subway Restaurant Nutrition Information

In this episode of The Model Health Show we’re doing another popular Q and A session! I get some really interesting, helpful, and even some pretty weird questions everyday. But the only bad question is the one you don’t ask. Today I’m giving several solutions for getting rid of headaches naturally, and even an exercise to get rid of a headache in 2 minutes or less (check it out in the show notes below).

I’m also going to answer a question regarding how exercise influences your intelligence. I’m going from Elmer Fudd to Richard Branson on this question, so be prepared ;). In addition to a “surprise” question at the end, we’re also going to discuss the truth about Subway Restaurant. All I can say is that if you’re a sandwich artist the appraisal of your sandwiches is about to take a nose dive.

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • What the 4 types of headaches are.
  • What major nutrient deficiencies cause headaches.
  • How dehydration causes headaches.
  • What electrolytes are and why they’re important.
  • Why (in acute situations) caffeine can get rid of headaches.
  • How caffeine withdrawal causes headaches.
  • A powerful visualization exercise that can help you get rid of your headache in 2 minutes or less (here’s a clip).
  • Why inversions are important for nourishing your brain.
  • What acupressure point you can massage to get rid of your headache naturally.
  • The molecule produced in your brain during exercise that makes you smarter.
  • An amazing study showing that, even in old age, exercise can rejuvenate your brain.
  • The #1 thing you can do to be more productive (thanks for the tip Richard Branson!)
  • Why Subway Restaurant fails on food quality.
  • The ingredient in Subway’s sandwiches that’s been banned in several countries (you MUST know about this!)
  • Why you can eat a perfect diet, exercise, and still not lose weight.

Items mentioned in this episode include:

How To Get Rid Of A Headache – Advanced Strategies (Article)

Sodium-Potassium Pump – Video

Help Me Sleep – 21 Ways To Cure Your Sleep Problems – Podcast

* Get Rid Of A Headache Follow-Along Exercise (Audio)

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  1. whitney on 12/18/2013 at 4:58 PM

    OMG I just realized…I’m a nerd. I studied the sodium potassium pump for 4 months in class… As always great information. Thanks again Shawn and Jade. I love you guys….

    • Shawn on 12/19/2013 at 7:03 PM

      We love you too, Whitney! And hey, you’re definitely not alone in the nerd club 😉

  2. Anthea on 12/19/2013 at 7:20 PM

    You’re definitely a spark maker shawn, everytime I listen to your podcasts I have a notepad out lol, because i want to share this information!
    My questions for shawn would be: What do you typically eat in a day? I know you must be super healthy after all.
    Also I would really love to buy your book in ebook format, so I’m hoping that will be possible someday maybe?

    • Shawn on 12/19/2013 at 10:08 PM

      Anthea, thank you so much! That makes me so happy.
      I’ll definitely share my daily food strategy on a future show. Consider it done.
      Also, we will have my book available on Kindle soon, so you can download it to any computer or mobile device (all you need is the free kindle app).
      Stay in touch so I can let you know when it’s available 😉

  3. traci s. on 12/22/2013 at 3:59 PM

    SHAWN!! You saved my head from exploding that day. lol. As you couldn’t take away the saddening “why” of my rarely felt headache, because you knew everything else was in line in my healthy world, the caffeine route was the way to go and, as usual, you know your stuff. Much thanks, trust and love to you. 🙂

    This podcast is FULL of simple, USEFUL headache relief tricks. I have known about and have practiced the acupressure point in the hand for many years and it works! Some people are skeptical at first, but once they try it, are astonished at its effectiveness.

    My favorite of all of what you cover in this information is the visualization technique. I didn’t have a headache while listening, but did it with you nonetheless, and just bringing focus and awareness to one part of the body is SO powerful. I will definitely be bookmarking that exercise for future, not only for myself, but for the people in my life.

    One more quick thing 😉 lol— THANK YOU for informing on Subway!!!! Misconceptions through marketing need to be set straight.

    Double lol’s (laugh out louds AND Lots of Love) to you and Jade!!!!

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  5. Joy DuPuis on 10/15/2014 at 7:20 PM

    Is it possible to get the transcripts for these shows? I do not have the 1hour to listen and can read faster!

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