The Healthy Hack

Drink Water.

Many headaches are caused by dehydration.

Drinking Water

Do a scalp massage.

According to research, massaging the greater occipital nerve or the back of your head at the base of your skull can reduce headache pain.

Doing Scalp Massage

Hand Massage.

Lightly massage the webbed part between your thumb and point finger and then switch to the other hand.

Doing Hand Massage

Neck Stretches.

Doing simple neck stretches can relieve the muscle tension which often causes headaches.

Doing Neck Stretches

Eat Watermelon.

Most likely, your headache is caused by dehydration so eating water rich foods could help relieve pain by re-hydrating the body.

Eating Watermelon

Massage Your Temples.

Massage the back of your jaw and forehead using peppermint oil. This oil promotes blood flow which eases pain in your head.

Doing Temple Massage

Deep Breathing.

Breathe deeply as your body gets stressed when you feel pain. Deep breaths helps you relax and eases the tension.

Breathing Deeply

Sip a Cup of Coffee.

Expanding of blood vessels often causes headache. Caffeine in coffee inhibits these blood vessels and brings them back down to normal size.

Drinking Coffee

Consume Apple Cider Vinegar.

Apples help restore the acid-alkaline balance of the body and help with head ache pain. You can dilute 2 tbsp of ACV into a glass of water and add lemon or honey to make it tasty.

Consume Apple Cider Vinegar

Pencil Smile Experiment.

Lightly hold the pencil between your teeth and resist the urge to gnaw on it. This activity activates your smile muscles and relaxes the jaw. One cause of headache is straining the muscle that connects the jaw to the temples when we sometimes clench our teeth when we are stressed or anxious.

Pencil Smile Experiment

Sip Some Ginger Tea.

Ginger is an effective anti-inflammatory substance that could ease pain.

Ginger Tea

Rub Ice to Your Temples.

It will cause a migraine when the artery that supplies blood to the lining of the brain that sits behind the thin bone of the temple gets inflamed. Lowering the blood passing through the temples could relieve some of the throbbing.

Rubbing Ice Cubes on Temples

Take a Hot Shower.

Have a hot shower and let the water pour on the back of your neck. Heat somehow relaxes the tensed muscles which alleviates the pain caused by headache.

Taking Hot Shower

Munch Something Spicy.

Put some cayenne onto your food. Capsaicin is a fundamental ingredient of cayenne which has a control over our pain perception.

Eating Something Spicy

Focus and Meditate.

Focusing your attention away from pain could do the trick in distracting yourself from headache until it eases away. Breathe in and breathe out.

Focusing Attention From Pain