What's the Best Medicine for a Headache?

Alexis Bryan
Alexis Bryan23 Aug 2022
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Simple pain relievers are the best medicine for minor headache relief. These medicines include acetaminophen, aspirin, ibuprofen, or naproxen. While all of these are effective medicines for headaches, each one has pros and cons to consider.

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Alexis Bryan

Alexis Bryan MPH, is a recent graduate of Columbia’s Mailman School of Public Health. She is passionate about increasing access to care to improve health outcomes. Outside of work, she loves to travel, read, and pay too much attention to her plants.

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