Some headaches need a doctor's visit. Chronic migraines need medicines. But minor headaches that are caused by lifestyle factors like poor sleep or a stressful day at work can be handled without a pill.
In fact, such a headache is just a signal from your body to relax more and stress less. Though there are many ways to relax, one particular acupressure technique is said to work well in getting rid of such a headache.
To try this out, you just need to massage your fingers using the fingers of the other hand.
Certain acupressure methods can soothe headache without pills. If the headache is in the sinus area, massage your finger tips. You need to massage the area of your fingers where you have nails.
Massage all finger tips except your thumb. Your headache may slowly start to wane.
Also, press the skin that is between your thumb and index finger. Gently apply pressure but keep it consistent. This method works well for certain headaches which are a result of tension or stress.
In fact, massaging the hand can also provide relief. You can get the massage done for both the palms.
When you apply pressure, you may need to hold the area for 2 minutes until you feel slightly uncomfortable. Release immediately and repeat for 2-3 times.
In order to carry out the finger massage successfully, you need to sit in a silent place. For better results, try it in your bedroom with lights switched off. That might help you focus on the healing method.