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Self-help and alternative strategies for treating headache pain

A range of remedies can reduce the frequency, intensity, or duration of your headaches. Some ó like avoiding triggers, trying herbal supplements (see Table 1), and using certain mind-body techniques such as yoga or meditation ó you can do on your own. Others, like acupuncture or physical therapy, require you to seek out a specialist. Even if these techniques donít provide complete relief, they may enable you to cut back on pain medications. However,…

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