9 Effective Home Remedies For Headache

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Headache is a very common health issue. Each one of us has suffered from it not just one but several times. There can be several causes behind a headache ranging from increased blood pressure, stress, hangover from overnight drinking, migraine, or an uncorrected vision refraction error. Although to permanently cure the headache underlying cause should be treated, some remedies can provide symptomatic relief from the headache.

1Lavender

Several studies have shown that sniffing lavender’s essential oils help in relieving headaches.

2Ginger Tea

Ginger/adrak is widely known for its medicinal value. It helps in reducing inflammation and provides relief from headache. You can add ginger to your tea for a quick respite.

3Acupressure

Acupressure is an old technique that helps us in a lot of health problems. To alleviate headache pressure points at the nape of the neck can be tried.

4Icepack

Applying ice pack on top of the head has been as tried and tested formula to get rid of headaches.

5Music

Listening to soothing music also helps in combating headache according to some studies.

6Pumpkin seeds

Pumpkin seeds are rich in magnesium sulphate, which is known to alleviate all kinds of headaches. Studies have proved that munching on the pumpkin seeds relieve headache.

7Meditation

It’s no secret that meditation has number of health benefits. Just sit in a quiet, comfortable place, close the eyes, clear your mind and concentrate on breathing. Headache would go away swiftly.

8Jogging

Jogging releases endorphins into the blood. Endorphins have analgesic and stress relieving properties. Thus, a brisk walk or jogging for ten minutes would prove helpful.

9Warm shower

Warm shower has also shown to help in headaches.


Suggested reading

1. Headache: definition and causes

2. Headache: Signs, symptoms and management

3. Treating headache with some simple home remedies

4. Headache: When to see a doctor

  • Abha Singh

    Thanks for the remedy, it really helps me.

    • You’re welcome! Glad that the article is useful to you.

  • That’s something I can try… thanks for sharing buddy! 🙂

  • Amazing tips, thanks for sharing! 🙂