Many things can trigger a headache: stress, heat, hunger, illness, hormonal changes (like during pregnancy or menstruation), even bad lighting or strong smells. When that happens, most of us head straight to a dark room, lie down, or (if we’re stuck at the office) take a couple of pain relievers and hope they work fast!
However, people who suffer from chronic headaches may be wary of becoming over-dependent on pain relievers. Pregnant women are also discouraged from taking even over-the-counter medication (unless they get the go-signal from their doctor). In these cases, these all-natural solutions may be your best bet. [Read more…]