Before you start searching natural cures and stay up all night, try these quick remedies to cure worst headache or migraine. They might not be the complete cure, but they can at least bring a bit of relief to your mind.
Water – Sometimes, dehydration is the main cause of headache. So, drink plenty of water to overcome this pain.
Massage – Get some scalp massage. It is because researches suggest that massaging on the back of your head (greater occipital nerve) can relieve pain.
Stretch – Muscle stress is another major problem. Simply do neck stretches to relieve some tension.
Watermelon – If dehydration is the cause of your headache, eat watery fruits like watermelon to relieve your pain and rehydrate your body.
Peppermint Oil – Massage peppermint oil on temples, your forehead, and back of the jaw. It can promote blood flow to get things moving.
Take a Deep Breath – Your body gets stressed when you suffer pain. Deep breaths can relax your muscles.
Apple Cider Vinegar – Mix 2 tbsp of apple cider vinegar to the large glass of water and add a bit of lemon juice or honey. ACV and apples can restore the acid-alkaline balance of the body and can relieve headache.
Coffee – Expanding blood vessels are the common cause of headaches. Coffee contains caffeine which constricts blood vessels and recovers them back.
Ginger Tea – Ginger can also alleviate pain as it contains anti-inflammatory properties.
Take Warm Shower – Let the warm water fall on your head and let the heat to relieve tense muscles to alleviate pain by headache.
Have Something Spicy – Sprinkle some hot pepper on your food. Cayenne pepper has capsaicin which controls pain perception for a while.
Meditation – Calm your mind and divert your mind from pain you are feeling to something else. It can distract you from headache until it is removed.
If everything else fails, you may take some pain medications prescribed by the doctor. Be sure to see the doctor if pain is extreme.
At Shri Sharma Drug Store, we have Ayurvedic medications for all health problems and specialized doctors who can suggest the right medicines for your disease.