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How to get rid of a headache without taking meds?

How to get rid of a headache without taking meds?

Headache remedies: Rest, relax, close your eyes while either lying down or sitting in a dark room. Ice packs or heat-steamy shower or warm bath. A massage with or without pressure point focus on painful areas of your head. Light exercise can release endorphins (body's natural painkillers). Aromatherapy (eucalyptus, pepermint, sandlewood, lavender) is also very popular. ...Read more

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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How can I get rid of a headache without medicine?

How can I get rid of a headache without medicine?

Depend on cause: Headache is a symptom not a diagnosis.You need to find the underlying pro=blem first. Then you can decide how to treat it and if you need to be on chronic meds. ...Read more

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I take a lot of medication to get rid of a migraine. I was wondering whether there's a way to get rid of a migraine without medication?

I take a lot of medication to get rid of a migraine. I was wondering whether there's a way to get rid of a migraine without medication?

Yes...: You may want to consider having your doctor/headache specialist see if Botox can be approved for your migraine headaches. If it works you could have significantly less migraines for at least 3-4 months at a time. Many times people's migraines are cut in half if not more. The use of your oral migraine prevention medications and abortives are much more helpful and reduce occurrences even better. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of a migraine?

How can you get rid of a migraine?

Depends: There are prescription meds that can be used and sometimes over the counter pain reilevers work . However, it may also depend on the underlying cause for the migraine. A visit with your physician is the best way to find something that can work for you. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a headache without pills?

How can I get rid of a headache without pills?

R/O TENSION HA: The 4 basic headaches are Tension, Sinus,migraine and cluster. The muscles that originate at the base of the neck insert near the temple. Rest /ice and a darkened room may help. Also a NSAID like Aleve (naproxen) /daypro. Muscle relaxant ie KLONOPIN/ FLEXERIL . Meditation/Yoga/Biofeedback. GF DIET WHOLEAPPROACH.com You need a full exam an blood work to be through. If symptoms worsen seek medical evaluation ...Read more

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How do you get rid of a tension headache without pills?

How do you get rid of a tension headache without pills?

Nice massage: One way is to have a nice massage in a relaxing environment. Warm bath, with soft music. 10% peppermint oil applied to temples (don't get it in your eyes). Longer term prevention: assess your diet for any foods you might be sensitive to & avoid them. Guided imagery, and other mind-body exercises & visualizations. Regular yoga practice. Classical homeopathy. For some, acupuncture. ...Read more

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How to get rid of pinworms fast without seeing a doctor?

How to get rid of pinworms fast without seeing a doctor?

Over the counter med: There are a variety of over the counter meds that treat pin-worms and these are effective for most.If that is what you have, it should respond. However, unless you have actually seen the thread-worms, you may be assuming it is the cause when there is another reason for your symptoms. ...Read more

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What is a quick technique to get rid of anxiety instantly without medication?

What is a quick technique to get rid of anxiety instantly without medication?

No quick fix: Address or get out of difficult or chaotic situations. Go into challenges prepared. Ask, "What is the worst that can happen?" Set realistic goals. You cannot master all fear any more than you can master life. Do not avoid difficult tasks, but take them in manageable portions. To be brave, act brave. ...Read more

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Could you tell me any treatment to get rid of a headache quickly?

Could you tell me any treatment to get rid of a headache quickly?

See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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How to get rid of my anxiety without medication?

How to get rid of my anxiety without medication?

To address stress/: Anxiety: talk about feelings ; address problems. Don't avoid them. Aim for 7.5 - 8 hours of sleep/ night. Daily physical activity is optimal in a green space. Eat healthfully. Cut out junk carbs, caffeine ; alcohol (or moderate). Try qi gong, tai chi, acupuncture, acupressure, homeopathy, meditation, yoga, exercise program, deep breathing exercises or progressive muscle relaxation. ...Read more

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Anyone know how to get rid of a stress headache fast?

Anyone know how to get rid of a stress headache fast?

Relief from Headache: Relief from Stress Headache: • Focus on “Breath Is Life” • Keep saying until you run out of breath. • Take another deep breath and repeat the same. • Do it with 10 breaths • Do not focus on other thoughts, they will pass away like clouds on mountain • Visual Imagery of National parks or a Peaceful place • Music Relaxation • Meditation • See Physician for Therapy and Medication ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a headache without a pill?

How can I get rid of a headache without a pill?

Reduce stress: Get more rest and sleep. Some people use biofeedback. These are some ways to reduce headaches without drugs. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a cold fast?

How to get rid of a cold fast?

You don't.: W/o drugs: drink lots of fluids and get plenty of sleep. A cold due to a virus must run it's natural course, of ~3-5 days of symptoms. Otherwise: take antihistamines to dry up the runny nose; decongestants to clear the "stuffed up head"; nsaids or tylenol (acetaminophen) to break a fever and expectorants to help clear the mucous. All these drugs treat the symptoms, not the virus, so they may make it last longer! ...Read more

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How can you get rid of a migraine headache while you are on a detox diet?

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How can you get rid of a migraine headache while you are on a detox diet?

Migraines: Schedule appt. With neurologist for assessment & treatment options. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of a cold fast?

How can you get rid of a cold fast?

Cold recovery: Cold eze (zinc gluconate) cough drops can help. Rest, fluids, chicken soup. Let your fever help unless it gets over 104 degrees f. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of a headache fast without taking medication?

What do I do to get rid of a headache fast without taking medication?

Depends on Cause: Most common headaches are caused by stress/strain/tension on the muscles. You can sometimes find the muscle that is stressed in the back of your neck and rub it or possibly massage your temples or apply pressue to the tension or "trigger" point. Your md, dentist or massage therapist can help you located the triggers you have and self-massage often can bring relief quickly. ...Read more

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Is there any easy ways to get rid of a headache kinda fast without medicine?

Is there any easy ways to get rid of a headache kinda fast without medicine?

Maybe: Depends on what you mean kinda fast....An acupressure technique is to press with thumb and forefinger the meaty part of your left hand between the thumb and forefinger...And hold for a minute.. This works for many headaches and can work quickly if it is not bad. Deep breathing also helps. Breathe in to count of 4. Hold 4. Out to count of 4. Hold 4...For as long as it takes to relax. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of a hickey fast besides makeup?

How can you get rid of a hickey fast besides makeup?

Time: It is a type of bruise, so it must go through the natural stages of healing as with any bruise. There is no quick fix. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Migraine Headaches (Definition)

Migraine headaches are a common condition that often include a headache with throbbing, pulsing pain, blurriness of vision, nausea, and sensitivity to light. They ...Read more


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Migraine (Definition)

A type of headache that is associated with throbbing localized pain and usually causes light ...Read more