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How to Relieve Headaches

Updated on May 15, 2011

Relieve Headaches Now!


Headaches are very annoying problems. They can occur anywhere at any time without the slightest thought. However, there are some methods that can be used to prevent the occurrence of future headaches apart from using paracetamol and ibuprofen. Let us read more below.

1)     Caffeine

Caffeine is a regular remedy to relieve yourself from headaches. Many excessive caffeine drinkers use this as a remedy to get quick relief. However, it is advised that you don’t drink too much caffeine as this could cause severe headaches if it is avoided. Caffeine helps reduce the swelling of the blood vessels which is a cause of headaches.

2)    Identify

It is important that you identify the cause of your headaches or you will never rest in peace. Without knowing the cause, you’re going to suffer more headaches constantly and you won’t have much control to reduce them. At most of the time, tension headaches are caused by a number of reasons. These include stress, depression, dehydration, eye strain, smoking or even alcohol. After suffering from any of these problems and a headache occurs, make sure you write them down so you remember what exactly caused your headache. This in turn can help you avoid these problems in the future so you can live without headaches.

3)    Other Methods

 Apart from the methods above, you can use other remedies and methods to prevent the occurrence of headaches. These methods include:

·         Sleeping for a few hours

·         Drinking herbal teas

·         Reducing sugary food intake

·         Applying ice pack on the forehead or neck

·         Drinking plenty of water to prevent dehydration

·         Reducing eye strain by keeping eyes away from bright objects


Overall, you will love preventing any more headaches by simply following these methods above. Headaches are always a problem during the day when we have busier schedules to deal with.


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