I am allergic to anti-inflammatories. I also get migraines. A cool washcloth on my eyes when I have a headache will lessen the pain and eliminate the need for strong medication!
You need a soft cloth, water that is NOT heavily chlorinated, and a few minutes. Get it wet, OPEN your eyes and place it on them. Gently hold it, slight pressure, until you feel the cloth WARMING! Repeat if necessary.
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I have found that Village Naturals Therapy Headache Relief Lotion works great when I have a mild headache, and often prevents a headache if I feel symptoms coming on. It has peppermint, chamomile, and lavender in it. I rub it on my forehead and the back of my neck. Just don't put it on after washing your face or showering, it stings if your pores are open!
Processed meats, aged cheeses, artificial sweeteners, pickles and going without food for long periods of time or dehydaration can cause headaches. Sip water all day long and add 400MG of magnesium and COQ10 to your daily regimen to help prevent headaches.
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