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Remedies for Headaches that Work



What are some of the best natural remedies for headaches?


Headaches are very common in the general population. Most headaches are caused by muscle tension in the head, neck and shoulder areas.

Cluster headaches are severe one-sided headaches that happen in clusters over a short period of time.

Migraine headaches are extremely painful which includes symptoms such as nausea, vomiting and sensitivity to light and sound. They can last for several days.

Below is a list of remedies that can be used to prevent and reduce the severity and duration of headaches.

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Supplements and Natural Remedies for Headaches

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Magnesium

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Low levels of magnesium are commonly found in people suffering from migraine headaches. It is also shown to prevent headaches including tension headaches.

Dose: Take 200 mg three times daily.
  
Butterbur leaf logo plant natural remedies herb herbal

Butterbur has been traditionally used to treat migraine headaches. It is also used for headaches as it can cut down on the length and severity of the pain.

It may take up to 4 months to see good results.

Dose: Take the standardized extract of 50 to 75 mg two times a day. (Products are usualdly standardized to 15% of petasin and isopentasin.)
  
Homeopathic Remedy leaf logo plant natural remedies herb herbal

The combination homeopathic remedy Headache Soothe is effective for preventing and treating headaches. One major advantage of using homeopathic remedies is that there are no side effects.

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Dose: For Headache Soothe, take 10 drops as needed. Repeat every 20 to 30 minutes until the pain subsides.
 
White Willow Bark leaf logo plant natural remedies herb herbal

For pain relief, white willow bark can be effective. It has the active chemical salicin which Aspirin is made from. As well, it is less irritating on the stomach than Aspirin.

Dose: Take 60 to 120 mg once a day.
 
Feverfew leaf logo plant natural remedies herb herbal

Feverfew is shown to be effective in preventing migraine headaches and some small studies show that it may be helpful in treating headaches in general. Expect up to six weeks to achieve a good result.

Dose: Take once daily an extract that has 250 to 500 mcg of parthenolide. As for the powdered leaf, take 50 to 100 mg.
 
Vitamin B2
(Riboflavin)
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Some clinical studies show that taking vitamin B2 is effective in treating migraine headaches. It may be useful for headaches in general.

It may take up to three months to see good results.

Dose: Take 400 mg once daily.

5-HTP leaf logo plant natural remedies herb herbal

5-HTP is effective for migraine and tension headaches and can be effective for headaches in general. It can reduce the pain by boosting the body's production of endorphins ("natural painkillers").

Dose: Take 50 to 100 mg three times daily. Dosage up to 300 mg twice daily has be used as well.
 
  

Are there any effective home remedies for headaches?

Indeed, there are many home remedy techniques that can be used effectively to cut down on the frequency and severity of headaches. Find out which headache home remedies work and get relief today.



Does my diet matter when it comes to managing my headache?

Yes, it can make a huge difference for many people. This short and informative article Headache Diet gives you a quick summary of foods to eat and foods to avoid.



Do you suffer from migraine headaches?

We have created a complete set of articles to answer all your questions on migraine headache specifically. See Migraine Cures for the full details.



What's a good product that works?

The product Headache Soothe can be useful in treating and preventing headaches. As the company guarantees their products to be effective there is nothing for you to lose (except your headaches).

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