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Doctor insights on: Home Remedies For Headaches More Than Once Week

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more


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Home remedy for cervicogenic headaches?

Cervicogenic headach: Since stress and muscle tension play a significant role, home treatments may include relaxation techiniques and meditation, use of a heated neck pillow (not too hot!), restorative yoga, and massage. ...Read more

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What are home remedy for curing headache?

What are home remedy for curing headache?

Rest in dark room: Usually headache gets better by taking a nap in a room with no light. ...Read more

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What is a good home remedy or OTC medication for headache?

What is a good home remedy or OTC medication for headache?

Advil (ibuprofen): You can try to sleep it off. Sometimes people find eating protein alleviates migraine. Warm compresses or cold (whatever works). Massage, neck stretches (depending on where & what kind of headache). Caffeine (tea, soda, coffee). Advil, aleve (naproxen). Eccedrin in my opinion= most effective otc but also most total medicine (aspirin + Acetaminophen + caffeine). Assuming its safe for u to take nsaids. ...Read more

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Any home remedy for headache due to oversleeping? Is hot compress works?

Any home remedy for headache due to oversleeping? Is hot compress works?

Headache from: oversleeping is a symptom, not the real issue. Please see your doc to find out why you are oversleeping. It may be physical or psychological in origin. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Please describe a good home remedy for a pulsating sinus headache ?

Please describe a good home remedy for a pulsating sinus headache ?

Find the cause: Sinus headaches may be due to allergies or a sinus infection. An allergist can help sort this out. Decongestants may help but they can also cause increased blood pressure and possible effects on the thyroid. Urinary retention in males is also possible due to effects on the prostate. ...Read more

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Symptoms: severe pain in my left kidney / flank, headache, feverish. Any home treatment possible?

Symptoms: severe pain in my left kidney / flank, headache, feverish. Any home treatment possible?

See a doctor : Please see a doctor as soon as possible. You may have a kidney infection that requires antibiotics. It may get worse without proper treatment. ...Read more

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Is there any home remedy for head pressure at night..Since 5 days i m taking a headache pill..Is this due to anxiety?

Is there any home remedy for head pressure at night..Since 5 days  i m taking a headache pill..Is this due to anxiety?

Yes: It is important to identify the cause. Often head pressure is associated with sinus issues especially when occuring just at night due to a change in position. You may try a short trial of decongestants for a few days but importantly you probably should see a physician to discuss the possible causes. ...Read more

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My blood pressure is 139/99 n im having bad headaches. What is the best home remedy for this?

My blood pressure is 139/99 n im having bad headaches. What is the best home remedy for this?

Get this checked: Your blood pressure seems on the borderline high side, and you should have this monitored by your primary doctor, but not the cause of your headaches, which could be due to many relatively benign causes. Advise you to track this down also, as many ways of treating. Would avoid NSAID drugs due to BP effect. (lastly, cocoa may be shown useful in hypertension, being looked at closely). ...Read more