8 Fast easy and natural way to get rid of a headache

Shot of a uncomfortable looking woman holding her head in discomfort due to pain at home during the day

Just came home after being exposed to the scorching sun? Or finished the day from office with unwanted stress and feeling heavy in your head? Does this happen more frequently?

Headache can start anytime and anywhere. A number of factors can induce headaches when it is least expected and least desired. Because of this headache, you won’t want to miss the interesting movie you have booked long ago, right?

Here are some natural, fast and easy ways to get rid of those banging heads that develop unnaturally anytime. You may also consider reading yogasanas that can boost mental health and cure headaches in long term

1. Avoid foods high in histamine

Histamine, found in certain fermented foods, beer, and wine, is a chemical naturally present in the digestive and nervous system of the body.

Frequent intake of such foods can cause migraine and unnatural headaches. To avoid such histamine-containing foods can reduce the occurrence of a headache to less often.

2. Drink water

When the body gets dehydrated, it can induce a headache too. Maintaining a proper level of water by drinking water at regular intervals of time can help reduce headache efficiently.

3. Have B-complex vitamins

Vitamin B supplements have been found to reduce headache symptoms. Since vitamin B is water-soluble micronutrients, it is safe to consume that on a regular basis.
You can try intake of supplements such as riboflavin (B2), pyridoxine (B6) which can avoid the frequent headache.

 Note: Consult your doctor before taking any of such supplements and have a proper prescription for the same. 

4. Hands in running water

This is a quick method to get rid of a headache for the moment. Put your hands under running water or tap for about 5-6 minutes. This lowers the blood temperature and can provide instant relief from headache.

5. Drink tea or coffee

Caffeinated drinks such as tea and coffee are very effective during headaches. A small number of such drinks can provide relief to headaches naturally.

 Just for your information, if you drink tea or coffee regularly, then the sudden withdrawal of these drinks can cause headaches too.  If you are planning to reduce the intake of such caffeinated drinks then do it gradually and not all of a sudden.

6. Essential Oil massage

Certain plant-based oils have a great impact in reducing headache instantly. Pour a little amount of essential oil such as Lavender oil, Rosemary oil, Peppermint oil, Chamomile oil, Eucalyptus oil and massage for a few minutes. It will soothe your mind and give relief from acute headache.

7. Limit alcohol

Consuming alcohol regularly and in high amounts can certainly cause headaches. You already must have experienced a hangover the next day when you are drunk too high and the whole days you keep banging your head.

Limiting alcohol intake can effectively help reduce the symptoms of headache on a long term basis.

8. Acupuncture

Pressing certain points of the body such as the region between the index finger and thumb of the left hand can help reduce your headache. Do this for a few minutes and you can feel your headache subsiding gradually.

I hope these above methods help you reduce and eliminate frequent headache symptoms. You can share your own unique method to get rid of a headache naturally. Do write it out in the comments section below. A healthy mind means a healthy body. Take care!

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