Most of us get these at one time or another. They could be stress-related, diet-related or hangover-related. Whatever the cause, headaches are a real pain and not only in the neck. How many of the following facts did you know?Rebound headaches. One can get a headache from taking too many headache medications too often. This is called a rebound headache. It will not go away until the person stops taking the headache medication entirely. Overdosing on painkillers can damage your liver or your kidneys.
Headaches mostly harmless. While most headaches are uncomfortable and sometimes disabling, they are mostly not dangerous. Most of them can be cured by over-the-counter headache medications and by lying down in a quiet dark room for a while.
Headaches in ancient times. The ancient Greeks and Romans used
peppermint tea to treat their headaches. But that wasn't the only thing
they used – they also drank infusions made from camomile, rosemary and
lavender. They also applied raw potato, cabbage and onion to the head in
an effort to relieve headache.
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