Everyone gets headaches every now and then, but when they become persistent, it gets more difficult to treat them and some medicines may stop working. The pain reliever that you used to take maybe making little to no difference and a simple rest may not be enough.
Unfortunately, there are risks involved in taking higher doses of pain relievers and they can also get expensive. The best way to relieve headaches is through natural remedies. There are different techniques that work on different types of headaches. It’s important to understand what may be causing the headache and what remedies work for that specific type of headaches.
Types of Headaches
There are a wide variety of headaches but they can be categorized into the four most common types.
A migraine is characterized by severe pain that affects one side of the head, and it is normally associated with abnormal activities in the brain. When suffering from a migraine, one becomes sensitive to light, sound, and smell. Common symptoms include eye pain, nausea, vomiting and severe pain usually on the temples.
Migraines may come without a warning but either way, you have to find a remedy. While migraines can respond to over-the-counter prescription, home remedies have proved to cure migraines. The good news is that most probably you have these ingredients within your reach. Here are eight drug-free remedies you can try to cure migraines;
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Fatigue and weakness
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Nausea, vomiting or stomach pain
Increased sensitivity to light and sound
Dizziness or a sense of the room spinning
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