7 ways to stop a headache from growing (1/7)

The moment you feel that telltale pounding in your head, don't give in to the pain. One of these seven tips can head off a headache before it ruins your day

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1. Press pressure points

There are two pressure points known to relieve headache pain. One is on your forehead. Press a thumb between your eyes while pressing down on your hairline with your first two fingers. The other pressure point is at the base of the web of flesh where the bones of your thumb and forefinger meet. Press hard with your opposite thumb.

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