Will eating help a tension headache?
There are many types of headaches, and they may be temporary or come and go for longer periods of time. Food and drink may play a role in headaches. Some food and drinks may be especially helpful for headaches, such as water, antioxidant-rich foods, and ingredients such as caffeine. Other foods may trigger headaches.
What can relieve headaches?
TreatmentRest in a quiet, dark room.Hot or cold compresses to your head or neck.Massage and small amounts of caffeine.Over-the-counter medications such as ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin IB, others), acetaminophen (Tylenol, others) and aspirin.