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Health Tip: When Your Child Has a Headache

(HealthDay News) -- Headaches can cause big pain in little kids, and parents want to do whatever they can to ease their children's suffering.

The Nemours Foundation lists these tips to ease headache pain in children:

  • Have your child rest in a cool, dark room, and make sure it is quiet.
  • Lay a cool, damp cloth across your child's eyes or forehead.
  • Help your child relax.
  • Show your child how to breathe deeply and slowly.

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