Skipping meals or going a long time between meals can bring on headaches caused by low blood sugar. If you like the smell of green apples, you may be able to reduced the pain of migraine headaches. Some people have said that the smell of the green apples scent reported less severe headaches, when they sniffed the scent. You can also ease the pain with herbal oils like peppermint. A mixture of 10 percent peppermint oil in ordinary alcohol brought pain relief within 15minutes. The peppermint oil solution was not not swallowed. It was rubbed over the temple and foreheads of people suffering from tension type headaches. Chamomile, rosemary, lavender are other essential oils that may also help ease your headache. Gently rub one drop of oil on the place where it hurts the most, the essence of the herb is very concentrated ,so one drop should be enough. You can buy essential oils in natural food stores. Ginko helps clear headaches and confusion by increasing blood flow of blood to the brain. Feverfew is another herb to use for headaches. The recommended dosage is 125mg/day of the dried feverfew leaves. Magnesium deficiency can cause migraines. ,calcium and vitamin d, riboflavin, Omega 3 fish oil, and ginger will all help to reduce the number of migraines.