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Headache Treatments

Headache: Treatments

Some of the possible treatments for Headache from various sources may include:

Treatments for Headache

The following treatments are listed for Headache in our knowledge base:

Alternative Treatments for Headache

Alternative treatments, home remedies, other other complementary therapies that have been listed as possibly helpful for Headache in various sources may include:

  • Lavender oil
  • Soak feet in a mustard powder bath
  • Flaxseed oil
  • Riboflavin
  • Magnesium
  • Ginger
  • Rosemary tea
  • Black tea with cloves
  • Acupressure
  • Warm shower
  • Avoid cologne
  • Avoid direct sunlight
  • Avoid excessive sleep
  • Eat regular meals
  • Proper posture
  • Avoid excessive noise
  • Avoid gum chewing
  • Avoid nitrites
  • Avoid chocolate
  • Limit alcohol
  • Eat very cold substances slowly
  • Scalp and face calisthenics
  • Stop smoking
  • Avoid second hand smoke
  • Yoga
  • Triphala tea or supplement
  • Warm water enema
  • Basti enema
  • Massage
  • Chiropractic
  • Aloe vera gel (for consumption)
  • Scalp and foot massage
  • Nutmeg paste over forehead, 30 minutes
  • Ayurvedic dietary changes
  • Ayurvedic herbal remedy
  • Brahmi ghee through the nasal route (nasya)
  • Tiger balm on temples
  • Lavender oil on temples
  • Hot water with ginger powder
  • Laughter
  • Tai Chi
  • Avoid sodium
  • Green tea with ginger and sugar
  • Mung bean and rice soup
  • Qigong mind-body exercise
  • Oral pain reliever
  • Ice or cold pack
  • Rest
  • Warm, damp washcloth over eyes/forehead or painful area
  • Investigate whether your condition is a side effect from a medication
  • Investigate whether your schedule is too hectic
  • Do not skip meals
  • Investigate a cause and effect cycle of headaches-keep a diary

Drugs and Medications used to treat Headache:

Some of the drugs and medications used in the treatment of Headache may include:

  • Belladona, Phenobarbital and Ergotamine Tartrate
  • Bellamine S
  • Bel-Tabs
  • Bellergal Spacetabs

Latest treatments for Headache

The following medications/drugs/procedures are some of the latest treatments for Headache:

Treatments for Causes of Headache

Review the treatment information pages for various causes of Headache:

More causes: not all possible causes for Headache are listed above; for a full list refer to causes of Headache.

Treatment Notes

Only your doctor can advise whether any of these treatments are appropriate for your specific medical situation. Always discuss all treatment options with your doctor before making a decision, including whether to start or discontinue any treatment plan.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Headache:

The following list of conditions have 'Headache' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Headache:

The following list of medical conditions have 'Headache' or similar listed as a medical complication in our database.


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