Managing Your Migraines

21 Natural Ways to Prevent and Treat Headaches

Headaches can range from nagging to debilitating. Here are 21 tricks and tips that can help you head off that ache—naturally.
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What's that pain?

by Amanda MacMillan

Anyone who's ever had a headache (and that's 90% of the entire population, according to some estimates) knows that they can range from nagging to debilitating. The most common type is a tension headache, a mild, constricting feeling around your head that's often caused by holding your neck in a tight position. Migraines, on the other hand, tend to be both intense and recurring. Medication is one way to treat your discomfort, but there are also plenty of natural ways—like the 21 tricks listed here—that can help you head off the ache.

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