Tension Headache - Remedies

Are home remedies effective for your tension headaches?

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Are home remedies effective for tension headache?

Sometimes headaches can be triggered by mild dehydration or lack of food; if so, then drinking some non-caffeinated fluids or eating something may help. People who eat flaxseed regularly, which is rich in omega-3 fatty acids, may experience a decrease in headaches. This is thought to be related to the anti-inflammatory properties of the omega-3 fatty acids. Additionally, inhaling the scent of peppermint oil or lavender oil may help decrease headache pain (lavender oil should not be consumed orally). Scalp massage is easily done and may provide significant relief; concentrating efforts over the temporal regions or the occipital area (the back of the scalp) may lead to the best response.

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