Go back

How do you get rid of a headache?

Dr. Charisse Litchman

Medically reviewed by Dr. Charisse Litchman, MD, FAHS on August 18, 2020

There are medications that you take when you experience a headache — some treatments are specifically for migraine headaches, some are for non-migraines.   

For mild headaches, over-the-counter painkillers such as acetaminophen (Tylenol) and ibuprofen (Advil) do the trick. Some people find that non-medical interventions provide headache relief, such as drinking extra water or electrolyte drinks, lying down with an ice pack or their head or neck, or practicing relaxation or biofeedback techniques.

Get Migraine Treatment At Home

Nurx offers prescription treatment for migraines for as little as $0 with insurance or $25 per month without insurance.

Back to top