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What are some natural ways to relieve an afternoon headache?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
One solution for noontime headaches is to de-stress by adding spices to your lunch. Try each of these throughout the week:
  • Ginger helps reduce inflammation.
  • Turmeric is also an anti-inflammatory.
  • Red pepper flakes contain capsaicin, a natural pain reliever.

This content originally appeared on doctoroz.com

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