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Frequent headaches, how can I relieve the pain without drugs?
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Dr. James Marx
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In brief: Herbal Remedies
You might consider trying a herbal remedy containing butterbur. Be sure to get a pyrrolizidine alkaloid-free (pa) version.
This herb has been shown to be effective in reducing number and severity of headaches. If that doesn't work, see a doctor if they persist. Don't fall into the trap of reusing otc drugs like excedrin ha, Motrin or opioid meds multiple times per day to avoid starting rebound ha.

In brief: Herbal Remedies
You might consider trying a herbal remedy containing butterbur. Be sure to get a pyrrolizidine alkaloid-free (pa) version.
This herb has been shown to be effective in reducing number and severity of headaches. If that doesn't work, see a doctor if they persist. Don't fall into the trap of reusing otc drugs like excedrin ha, Motrin or opioid meds multiple times per day to avoid starting rebound ha.
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