Many women get headaches that are associated with their menstrual cycle hormones. Light massages around your hips and lower back the week before a cycle begins can help even out levels of estrogen and progesterone as they fluctuate.
4. Caffeine Withdrawal
If kicking your coffee habit is becoming more challenging, a shoulder and back massage can help alleviate pain by pushing toxins from your body quicker.
Cluster headaches are short in length and uncommon, but they are severe. They generally last under 90 minutes and happen around the eyes. Massages can help relieve the symptoms of cluster headaches, but since the exact cause of cluster headaches can be difficult to determine, you should check with your doctor first.