Take headache relief into your own hands

By Mayo Clinic Staff

Nearly everyone experiences occasional tension headaches. But frequent tension headaches can interfere with your daily life. Aside from medication, do you wonder what you can do to stop the pain? The answer may be as simple as taking good care of yourself: 1. Eat healthy foods. 2. Exercise regularly. 3. Get enough sleep. 4. Avoid excess caffeine. 5. Reduce stress. 6. Relax. 7. Massage tense muscles. 8. Take a break when you feel overwhelmed.

July 17, 2012 See more In-depth