The good news is there are several simple things you can do to ease the pain without a trip to the doctor or drugstore.
Try these tips and get to feeling better fast!
1. Use a heating pad or hot compress
If you have tension headache, place a heating pad on your neck and forehead.
2. Dim the lights
Bright or flickering light, even from your computer screen, can cause migraine headaches. If you’re prone to them, cover your windows with blackout curtains during the day.
3. Try not to chew
Chewing Gum can hurt not just your jaw, but your head as well.
4. Get some Caffeine
Some tea, coffee, or something with a little caffeine in it. Scientifically proven, caffeine can ease your headache.
5. Practice Relaxation
Whether it's stretches, yoga, meditation, are progressing muscle relaxation,learning how to chill out while you're in the middle of a headache can help with the pain.
6. Take some ginger
As mall recent study found that taking ginger, in addition to regular,over-the-counter pain meds, eased pain for people with migraines.Another found that it worked almost as well as prescription migraine meds.
7. Try Massage
You can do it yourself. A few minutes massaging your temples can help ease a tension headache, which may result from stress.