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Try These Natural Home Remedies to Cure a Headache
When a headache sets in the last thing you want to do is let it linger for too long. Rather than run for the medicine cabinet, there are a few things you can do to better your situation.
Here are a handful of natural home remedies that have been proven effective in treating and curing headaches:
· Drink more water. Simply put, inadequate hydration could be the cause of your headache in the first place. By drinking more water you may find your headache subsiding sooner rather than later.
· Get more sleep. There’s a chance your headache is due to a lack of sleep. If you have reason to believe this is true, head for your bed to see if a few hours of sleep solve your problem.
· Use essential oils. Experiment with a variety of these to see if any are successful in soothing your headache. It may sound farfetched at first, but it’s one of the best natural home remedies to cure a headache.
· Use a cold compress. With a cold towel, for example, you can soothe the pain and discomfort associated with your headache. It may not be a long term solution, but it’s something to try as you wait for another treatment method to kick in.
There are many other natural home remedies to experiment with, but these four are among the best. The next time you find yourself with a headache, give one of these treatment methods a try.
Jennifer Ferdinand, owner of Serendipity Wellness Studio in Burke, VA, has been practicing massage therapy and esthetics since 2006. She is nationally certified through NCBTMB, and licensed in Virginia for both Massage Therapy and Esthetics.
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