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From time to time, we experience pain. Any part of our bodies are prone to any kind of pain; throbbing, sharp, constant, or inconsistent. A particular part of the body where pain is most commonly present is the head. This kind of pain is famously dubbed as a “headache.” We can all agree that headaches are very unwelcomed, let alone pain. But, headaches are almost inevitable. Headaches can be caused by stress, drinking, lack of certain nutrients, etc. Luckily, there are a handful of methods for curing headaches.
Over-the-Counter Pain Relief
One of the most quickest ways of getting rid of a headache is taking a painkiller. These are to be taken in accordance to what the label says. Overdosing can give rise to further health concerns. Try to take the painkiller as soon as you contract a headache.
Another quick way of treating a headache is a cold compress against the forehead. Grab a wash cloth and drench it in cold water. Place against the forehead and have it remain there for 20-30 mins. Repeat periodically if the headache persists. Try to avoid having to rely on it.
Laying down and closing your eyes for a half hour may help relieve your headache alternatively. Be sure that the lights are off wherever you’re about to rest. A quiet environment is also an important factor when it comes to getting rid of a headache. It’s best if you couple rest with a cold compress for a maximum effect.
Not only is meditation beneficial for maintaining personal well-being, but can also help with either distracting you from pain or embracing it. Practice meditating. Try to pair it with periodic heavy breathing.
Massaging the bridge of your nose or the side of your eyes for about a couple of minutes. This will provide temporary relief.
In addition to the tips above, drink water. Dehydration can also cause headaches. Abide by the recommended daily consumption of water (8 cups a day).