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Which pain reliever rids your headache or toothache pain quicker?

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My head is throbbing
Posted by Anonymous on Feb. 8, 2013 at 9:55 AM
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Sassy762
by CAFE SASSY HBIC on Feb. 8, 2013 at 10:01 AM

All-Natural Headache Remedies for Fast Relief

Stop Headache Pain Without Drugs!

Jennifer Wagner
Nothing puts an end to a productive day like a blinding headache. When the pain is so intense you can't handle the discomfort of opening your eyes, or tolerate the sounds around you, it's time to take immediate action to stop headache pain. Many over-the-counter and prescription medications, however, can cause drowsiness, dizziness, or take an extended amount of time to work. The next time you suffer from mild or severe headache pain, try these all-natural headache remedies.

Sex - Although having a headache is one of the most common excuses used to get out of sex, it is actually an effective way to stop headache pain. This is especially true when orgasm is reached. According to an ABC News study, researchers found that during orgasm the body releases endorphins and other hormones that are quite effective in pain relief. The study went on to report that 61% of women who had sex while suffering from a migraine experienced some relief from their pain.

Steam - If headache pain is caused by sinus pain and pressure, steam is a great way to stop headache pain. Soak in a hot bath, relax in a sauna, or pour steaming hot water in a bowl and bend your head over the bowl. Deeply breathe in the steamy air to decrease swelling in the sinus cavities and relieve headache pain and pressure.

Ice packs - The body reacts to extreme change in temperature, which is why steam and ice are great all-natural headache remedies. Ice packs can be used in conjunction with a steamy hot bath to draw blood away from the head and narrow blood vessels in the scalp. Apply the ice pack to your forehead, over your eyes, or on the top of your head to relief headache pain. Don't have an ice pack? Use a bag of frozen peas or corn instead.

Dark room - When a migraine hits, sunlight and artificial light can exacerbate the pain. It's not always easy to lock yourself away in a dark room, but that's exactly what you need to do. Ask someone to watch the kids, draw the shades, and lay as still as possible in a very dark room until the pain and pressure subside. Place an ice pack over your head while you rest, and try to keep your eyes as still as possible.

Massage - Many times, headache pain can be caused by physical or emotional stress. You may not even realize you are under stress, but your body will certainly feel it. One of the most popular (and enjoyable) all-natural headache remedies for a stress-induced headache is a massage. A professional masseuse will be your best option as they have been trained to massage pressure points in a way that will relieve headache pain and reduce stress. If a professional massage isn't an option, ask your partner to gently massage your neck, shoulders, and back with steady rotating pressure.

Caffeine - While not as enjoyable as sex, caffeine has been proven to stop headache pain in many cases. Why caffeine? Because it reduces the swelling of blood vessels which cause the headache in the first place. For fast relief, try drinking two cups of strong brewed coffee. If you don't enjoy the taste of coffee, try eating cocoa or taking a vitamin supplement containing guarana. You can also stop headache pain by drinking hot yerba mate tea, which contains an all-natural form of caffeine.

If you experience headache pain on a regular basis, consult your physician. There may be an underlying cause that can be easily remedied. A change in prescription medication, for example, may be all you need to stop headache pain for good.

Anonymous
by Anonymous 5 on Feb. 8, 2013 at 10:01 AM

Percocet. ;)

nurbabe82
by on Feb. 8, 2013 at 10:02 AM

Excedrin. It works the best for me and the quickest.  

Fields456
by Ruby Member on Feb. 8, 2013 at 10:02 AM
This or Tylenol and a Pepsi


Quoting Aamy:

Gel caps advil

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lwalker270
by Ruby Member on Feb. 8, 2013 at 10:02 AM

Ibuprofen.  




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Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on Feb. 8, 2013 at 10:02 AM
Yes, it's not too bad, but enough to give me a headache. I have an appt on Monday. Thanks

Quoting Anonymous:

Oh my! You poor thing! Can you call your dentist? I hope you get relief soon!



Quoting Anonymous:

I have both :(






Quoting Anonymous:

Headache? Tylenol. Toothache? Bring on the big drugs I would rather give birth than have a toothache lol.
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Sassy762
by CAFE SASSY HBIC on Feb. 8, 2013 at 10:02 AM

Remedial Measures for Severe Toothache

Suffering from an intense toothache can be a very harrowing experience. It is not only unbearable, but it also hampers the daily routine. If the pain is too much, you can apply a hot or cold compress to the affected area, for a quick relief.


One of the best home remedies for toothache relief is chewing on clove. Chewing a clove on the affected tooth can be a pain reliever. The juice not only helps numb the pain and provide immediate relief, but also fights against bacterial infection. You can also massage clove oil for tooth pain and gums as well to ward off infection.


Another natural relief for severe toothache is the use of garlic. Mash one or two cloves of garlic and mix it with a pinch of rock salt. Apply this paste on the hurting tooth and you will feel the pain subsiding in a matter of minutes. This is a popular and age-old toothache cure.


Take a full glass of warm water and dissolve a spoonful of salt. Swoosh this solution in the mouth for about ten minutes and spit it out. Repeat this process at least two or three times, as a toothache relief measure, till the pain dies down completely.


Another effective toothache home remedy for this painful condition is to chew fresh peppermint leaves. Hold the chewed leaves on the tooth to stem off pain.


Apple cider vinegar soaked in a cotton ball and held in place over the tooth is an excellent way to treat the pain. You can also use regular vinegar for this purpose.


Another method for to stop a toothache is a paste made from cayenne pepper, black pepper, rock salt and water, which when applied on the sore tooth will surely relieve irritation.


For instant relief from severe toothache, chew a slice of freshly cut onion. The onion juice will also destroy bacterial infestation.
Other remedies for severe toothache relief are tea tree oil, lemon extract, hydrogen peroxide, ginger root, peppermint extract, oil of oregano, etc. If you are using hydrogen peroxide as a toothache remedy, make sure you don't ingest it, as it may cause harm. Flush the mouth thoroughly after swooshing with this chemical.


There are also several over the counter toothache medicines like acetaminophen to help relieve severe toothache. You can also visit a dentist who may prescribe painkillers and other medications to treat this condition.
Read more at Buzzle: http://www.buzzle.com/articles/severe-toothache-pain-relief.html

EmilysMom2010
by Ruby Member on Feb. 8, 2013 at 10:02 AM
When I had really bad toothaches I would take 2tylenol and 4 ibuprofen. It helped 60% of the time.
I am so sorry your mouth hurts. That is The Worst.
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Anonymous
by Anonymous 6 on Feb. 8, 2013 at 10:03 AM
Anbesol for toothache, excedrin migraine or theraflu nighttime for headaches.
Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on Feb. 8, 2013 at 10:03 AM
Thank you!

Quoting Sassy762:

Remedial Measures for Severe Toothache

Suffering from an intense toothache can be a very harrowing experience. It is not only unbearable, but it also hampers the daily routine. If the pain is too much, you can apply a hot or cold compress to the affected area, for a quick relief.


One of the best home remedies for toothache relief is chewing on clove. Chewing a clove on the affected tooth can be a pain reliever. The juice not only helps numb the pain and provide immediate relief, but also fights against bacterial infection. You can also massage clove oil for tooth pain and gums as well to ward off infection.


Another natural relief for severe toothache is the use of garlic. Mash one or two cloves of garlic and mix it with a pinch of rock salt. Apply this paste on the hurting tooth and you will feel the pain subsiding in a matter of minutes. This is a popular and age-old toothache cure.


Take a full glass of warm water and dissolve a spoonful of salt. Swoosh this solution in the mouth for about ten minutes and spit it out. Repeat this process at least two or three times, as a toothache relief measure, till the pain dies down completely.


Another effective toothache home remedy for this painful condition is to chew fresh peppermint leaves. Hold the chewed leaves on the tooth to stem off pain.


Apple cider vinegar soaked in a cotton ball and held in place over the tooth is an excellent way to treat the pain. You can also use regular vinegar for this purpose.


Another method for to stop a toothache is a paste made from cayenne pepper, black pepper, rock salt and water, which when applied on the sore tooth will surely relieve irritation.


For instant relief from severe toothache, chew a slice of freshly cut onion. The onion juice will also destroy bacterial infestation.
Other remedies for severe toothache relief are tea tree oil, lemon extract, hydrogen peroxide, ginger root, peppermint extract, oil of oregano, etc. If you are using hydrogen peroxide as a toothache remedy, make sure you don't ingest it, as it may cause harm. Flush the mouth thoroughly after swooshing with this chemical.


There are also several over the counter toothache medicines like acetaminophen to help relieve severe toothache. You can also visit a dentist who may prescribe painkillers and other medications to treat this condition.
Read more at Buzzle: http://www.buzzle.com/articles/severe-toothache-pain-relief.html

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