Headaches can be really painful and can make you unable to do your daily chores. The reasons are various, it can be because of lack of sleep, or if you have been stressed lately, or you were dehydrated for a while. The most common headaches are the sinus headaches.

How to cure a headache in a natural way

  • If you have a dehydration headache, you can reduce it by drinking more water

We need to drink approximately two liters of water a day to protect our organs from damage by surrounding them with shock absorbing fluid. If you start having a headache, you should drink more water or consume more sports drinks. They are consisted of electrolytes that treat headaches that are caused by the lack of water in your body. In addition to this, you should stay away from alcohol because it can dehydrate your body even more.

  • A Sinus Headache

You can treat this kind of a headache in two ways.

The first way is with cold compress because usually the sinus headaches are triggered by inflammation of the nasal passages. So, you should put some ice in a thin cloth and apply it to your forehead for a couple of minutes or you can apply a cold towel on your head for 10 minutes.

Be careful!

You should not put ice directly on your skin because it can cause damage.

The second way of treating sinus headache is with ginger. You should steep one or two slices of fresh ginger in one cup of boiling water. After that, you should drink this tea three times a day to prevent or further inflammation or headaches. 

  • If you have a stress headache, you could reduce it in two ways

Hot water can help you to relax the stressed muscles that are causing you a headache. You need to relax and take a hot shower, but you need to make sure that the water is hitting the back of your neck.

You could also submerge your hands or legs in warm water for 10 to 15 minutes. This will help you to stop a headache and boost the blood circulation.

Peppermint can be used for eliminating the headache. You could make a peppermint tea. You should add one teaspoon of dried peppermint to one cup of boiling water and let it steep for about 10 minutes. Or, for instant relief, you can rub your jaw, neck, and temples with some peppermint oil.

There are different kinds of ways that can help you to relieve the headaches but the natural ones are the best. You should avoid pills and medications and start using these natural treatments.