The Top 8 Home Remedies for Headaches

Get rid of your headache for good with these natural solutions.

The Top 8 Home Remedies for Headaches

By Toni Gasparis

Headaches, and in the most severe form migraines, can cause a lot of problems. Whether it’s disrupting your sleep, your workflow, or your weekend, headaches are an unnecessary pain. Give one or all of these home remedies a try to alleviate your pain and relieve your headache or migraine.


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While acetaminophen is most commonly thought of as the best drug for headache relief, naproxen and ibuprofen have been proven to be even more effective. Both drugs do a good job of decreasing inflammation and reducing the pain in your head. Consider giving gel capsules a try too as they will help you find relief faster.

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