Last updated on Jun 23rd, 2021 at 03:01 pm

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Headache relief

Try the following to help reduce the intensity or frequency of headaches. Remember to always see your doctor if you cannot find relief for headaches, especially if they are severe.

Consume a balanced diet and be sure to hydrate adequately

Eat meals timeously and ensure that they are balanced and healthy. In this way you will be ingesting sufficient nutrients for optimal body functioning. In addition, it is generally recommended that we consume about two litres of water daily. This can be easier than you think – just make an early start!

Sleep

Aim to have approximately eight hours of sleep daily. Create a routine of retiring for the day and waking up at about the same time every day. You will feel more relaxed and energetic once the day begins.

Manage stress

Manage stress effectively by including activities such as yoga, deep breathing or other relaxation exercises in your lifestyle on a regular basis. A routine exercise programme may also be beneficial.

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