Depend on what kind. headache are many kind. each kind has their own way of defend and protect and treat. we have vascular,tension, sinus, trigeminal, related to other illnesses like vision and blood pressure. to name few. so knowing that, i can say the common cures for headache is to know what kind and treat the cause. drink your coffee and take Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Excedrin. try to relax, and eliminate tension and stress.