How can I get rid of? I have a headache but have no other alternatives at I hate swallowing pills and a headache without taking medicine this moment (like chewable pills, etc)
Tension headachesUse a heating pad to apply heat to tense neck, and/or take a hot shower (not to exceed 20 minutes at a time)! Rub your temples and the back of your head! Get a neck and shoulder massage! Manage your stress! Take frequent, short breaks when studying or working! Ensure that your computer/work station is ergonomically soundMigraine headachesAvoid headache triggers, if known! Take OTC migraine medication, if appropriate! Use an ice pack! Massage the affected area! Sleep! Red FlagsCALL THE UHS 24-HOUR NURSE ADVICE LINE 475-NURS (475-6877) IF ANY OF THE FOLLOWING OCCURS:A headache that becomes the worst headache of your life! Headache associated with fever and difficulty bending your neck! A severe, sudden, thunderclap headache, even if it lessens over time! This could indicate the impending rupture of a blood vessel in your brain! Headaches caused or made worse by straining or intense physical exertion like heavy lifting! Headaches that worsen in frequency and/or severity over time! Headaches that wake you at night or severe headaches upon getting out of bed in the morning! Headaches associated with visual changes and/or nausea/vomiting, unless youve been diagnosed with migraines and these symptoms are typical of your migraines! You have a history of migraines, but they become more frequent or the symptoms change or become more severe! Headaches associated with even minor head trauma if there has been any loss of consciousness, amnesia, confusion, nausea, blurred vision, weakness, or numbness in any part of the body—or any other lingering symptoms! A sinus headache not helped by self-care measures that youve had for more than 1 week! Migraines with an aura if you use any type of estrogen-containing birth control method! CALL 911 OR GO DIRECTLY TO AN EMERGENCY ROOM IF ANY OF THE FOLLOWING OCCURS:Headaches associated with slurred speech, difficulty swallowing, weakness, or persistent numbness or tingling in any part of your body! Severe headache and fever with development of unusual dark spots (much like bruises) of any size on your skin! These can be a sign of meningococcal disease, which progresses rapidly, is potentially fatal, and needs immediate medical attention! Seizure-like activity (involuntary movements of any part of the body) or fainting! A sudden headache associated with loss of consciousness! I hope this helps hun, feel better soon!
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