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How can I get rid of a headache without taking aspirin?

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yes.. drink lots of waters and don't eat salty foods :) I get headaches a lot so I know it helps

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Try laying down with ice on your head.

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Often headaches are caused by constricting blood vessels, so a warm compress on the back of the neck or a hot shower will help.

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All of the above and make sure you are fully hydrated.

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I used to refer to other answers in mine but then your answer gets moved and nobody knows what you're talking about
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I know. I'm just pretending everybody has a good answer.
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Put a cold rag on your head & drink cold water. Sometimes if you drink cold gatorade, it will immediately go away. Maybe your eyes are stressed & you need glasses or jst try taking a nap

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just relax and try to sleep for a bit.

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Stay hydrated. Personally I prefer Tylenol for a headache.

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I take a very warm shower and let the pulsating water "massage" my neck and back, then I make the water cold and aim it just at my head. This is what works for me.

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caffeine

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Drink plenty of water and lay a warm rag on your head and just rest.

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Advil! ^.^

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he said with out taking any meds! but thats what i take some times for headaches too.
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I take it for craps and headaches!works so well!!! ^.^
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parsley tea

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Drink plenty of water. Dehydration can lead to a headache, especially if you've vomited recently or you're hungover. Drink a tall glass of water as soon as your head starts to hurt, and try to continue drinking small sips throughout the day. You should gradually feel the pain start to ease.

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Water, rest, and dark places always help me. Putting a cold washcloth on your head... works great. Avoid screens, loud noises, bright/flashing lights, etc.. Just try and stay away from stimulation in general.

If you get headaches a lot, you should try and work on reducing your stress level... migraines run in my family, and working on shutting down my stress has increased the sparsity of them from every few weeks to every few months.

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I think to keep a good mood is the most important, if we do not take medicine, use physical therapy, just work not so fast

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just lean back in recliner or bed, put HOT COMPRESS ON FOREHEAD, AND CLOSE YOUR EYES

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drink alot of caffeine. I usually drink a coffee. i also go to a dark quiet room and take a nap. by the time i wake up my headache is gone! :)

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Find the part in your web between you thumb and index finger (check both hands) that hurts when you press on it and massage it. Helps me and my family so try it yourself! :)

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You should find out the reason. Some time shortage of water cause headache. Let relax, drink enough water. If you don't feel better, you should meet doctor for deep advises

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hold an ice cube in each hand works great

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Drink water its the best thing for you to do

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All you have to rest really good have your favorite food and watch your favorite show and have hot tea/coco but u have to be in a silent room and have your tv show on low

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The cause of a headache is lack of fluids in your blood, dehydration. It is exactly like a hangover. When you are low on fluids your blood thickens and once in your brain it causes pain. Solution, drink lots of water. It takes 25 quarts of water to re-hydrate the body to the fullest, believe it or not.

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You can try resting with an icepack on your head. Or there is a trick where you apply pressure on the part on your hand between your thumb and pointer finger and massage it. It can depend what type of headache you have.

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Do Breathing Exercise for 10 mins

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In short, eat right, exercise, and get enough sleep if you want to get rid of headache.

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Almost everything on here is a good way to get rid of it. Another thing you can do is massage the pressure points on the head. There is one on your forehead just above the brow area in the very center, apply pressure. You should be able to feel a little crevice there for your finger to press, the harder you press the more it relieves the pain. You can also massage your temples. In some cases you may get a headache from an illness or allergen, if so you can massage around the nasal area (this will also help if you have a stuffy nose). Start by taking your thumb and pointer finger and rubbing those down along your nose from the bridge down to the nostrils and out, then you can do this in reverse and rub to the sides of your nose.

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I would say try to de-stress, practice deep breathing, and use a cold compress. However, headaches can also be the result of spinal misalignment. I'm a Vancouver chiropractor and I treat people for headaches, which are typically from stress and tension in the shoulders that constricts the muscles in the neck. Check out this YouTube video that illustrates neck and shoulder stretches (it could be a huge help if you practice them on a daily basis):
http://youtu.be/9dDUxFoSXiA

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Massaging temples can help, plus a lot of the other great suggestions already listed.

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My strategies are to lay down in a quiet, dark room, try putting something cold on your forehead (not like ice, just like a washcloth soaked in moderately cold water). There is also a pressure point on your hand, in the skin between your thumb and forefinger, that you can press to relieve headaches.

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