There are both natural treatments and medical support for headaches and migraines.
A few natural methods of relief are:
- Using a cold cloth or an ice pack held against the painful area on your head or neck. You can wrap the ice pack in a towel to protect your skin
- Relaxation exercises to lower stress and anxiety
- Learn and practice biofeedback techniques you to monitor and understand how your body responds to stress
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If you have tried self-care and your headaches are still problematic, work with your doctor to find relief with medical alternatives. The following medications may be helpful:
- Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).
- Hormone therapy.
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