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What do you do when you have a headache?

 
girliemom0406

Asked by girliemom0406 at 6:34 PM on Jan. 16, 2011 in Health

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Answers (14)
  • Tylenol/Advil combination and caffeine
    Bubbie0809

    Answer by Bubbie0809 at 3:13 PM on Jan. 17, 2011

  • Take something for it.
    mollgirl

    Answer by mollgirl at 6:36 PM on Jan. 16, 2011

  • Take Advil. Works wonders!
    Steph319

    Answer by Steph319 at 6:38 PM on Jan. 16, 2011

  • Depends on what kinda headache u have. When I get a sinus headache I found ther Aleve sinus headache works real well, anmd u only have to take 1, or just a headache I might take a advil make some coffee or take a nice hot shower abd let the water hit my neck and head and ther massage setting. I get tension headaches alot and I make my DH massage my neck and shoulders, feels GREAT!!
    Michigan-Mom74

    Answer by Michigan-Mom74 at 6:41 PM on Jan. 16, 2011

  • I try to alleviate it w/o medication. I'll relax my shoulder muscles, stretch my neck, take deep breaths. I'll drink extra water. Sometimes I lay down with ice on my forehead or back of next.

    Then...Excedrin! ;)
    SandyHack

    Answer by SandyHack at 6:44 PM on Jan. 16, 2011

  • It happens so rarely, usually what I do is suffer for hours and hours then mention it to a friend who says something cheeky like 'tylenol?'

    I do notice that suddenly cutting way back on caffeine intake, and dehydration both cause headaches...
    LindaClement

    Answer by LindaClement at 6:35 PM on Jan. 16, 2011

  • Drink as much water as I can, take a BC Powder (at the drugstore) or muscle relaxer and have coffee (caffeine). If it's a migraine, I take Imitrex.
    jeanclaudia

    Answer by jeanclaudia at 6:36 PM on Jan. 16, 2011

  • take asprin
    Lynnsae

    Answer by Lynnsae at 6:36 PM on Jan. 16, 2011

  • I take a BC powder.
    virgo550

    Answer by virgo550 at 6:55 PM on Jan. 16, 2011

  • I take excedrin and wait for that to kick in. If it is a bad headache then I will either go back to bed and try to sleep it off (works best if the room is cold and dark), or take a hot relaxing bath and hope that will get rid of it.
    MizLee

    Answer by MizLee at 8:00 PM on Jan. 16, 2011

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