If the idea of using needles to relieve headache-causing tension and pressure creeps you out, you can always turn to acupressure. Pinch the skin between your thumb and index (pointer) finger. Hold it for a few seconds, and then slowly release the pressure.
You can also try massaging your ears, particularly up and down the bones just behind your ears, for the same effect. Applying massage or pressure to these areas helps reduce tension and increase blood flow to alleviate headaches.
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