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To help ease a headache, drink plenty of water, try to rest and relax, and take paracetamol and ibuprofen if you need to.

Common causes of headaches include having a cold or flu, stress, drinking too much alcohol and eyesight problems.

Most headaches go away on their own and are not a sign of something more serious. There are things you can do to help ease a headache.

Page last reviewed: 17/04/2024
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