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21 Unexpected Things Real People Do To Cure Headaches

Chew a lemon, get pinched, do some push-ups, and more creative ways to feel better.

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We asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us what helps them keep headaches in check. Here are some methods you might not have tried yet:

Please note that these aren’t medical recommendations. Be sure to check with your doctor before starting any kind of treatment.


5. Make sure you're not misaligned (and if you are, get help).

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"It's not a mild, relaxing massage (they stick two fingers as deep into my neck as possible), but it helps." —Katarzyna Prosińska, Facebook


11. DIY a remedy.

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"I put it in the microwave for one minute, then rest with it the nape of my neck. It really helps the blood flow, relaxing the pain away." —s455821114


Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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