Home Remedies for Migraine Headaches

migraine.jpgDrink water
Dehydration can be a big cause of headaches,


Peppermint oil

Rub it on the part of your head that hurts.
There’s been no literature to support this, but again, people say it works


Eat ginger or take ginger capsules

No one really knows how this works either,” Grosberg said. It clearly reduces nausea



this has been studied and when taken in doses of 400 to 600 milligrams per day, magnesium is effective for menstrual-associated migraines and migraines associated with auras.


Cold (or hot) compress

This is another remedy that no one knows why it works, but it some swear by it.
“It’s hard to study something like that,””It can have a placebo effect, or it can have a distracting effect on the patient. But a lot of patients swear by it.”
Whether you try one or all of these at-home remedies,you should still keep a headache diary to monitor what works and what doesn’t, and what triggers your headache. This will assist your doctor in treating you.
Overall, the less medicines you take, the better.



taking 300 milligrams per day has proven to be effective in reducing head pain. The downside: It can be expensive.

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