Ways U.S. adults relieved headaches as of 2017, by age

Percentage of adults in the U.S. who used select techniques to relieve headache as of 2017, by age

Ways U.S. adults relieved headaches as of 2017, by age This statistic shows the percentage of adults in the U.S. who used select techniques to relieve headache as of February 2017, by age. It was found that 61 percent of those aged 18 to 30 years slept to relieve a headache, compared to 30 percent of those aged 61 years and older.
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Percentage of adults in the U.S. who used select techniques to relieve headache as of 2017, by age

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18 to 30 years31 to 45 years46 to 60 years61 years and older
Move a bit more in everyday life7%9%7%5%
Spend more time in the fresh air / ventilate rooms more often24%17%14%11%
Drink more27%19%11%11%
Drink less alcohol7%10%6%0%
Smoke less5%13%6%2%
Stress reduction30%33%28%15%
Medical treatment by a doctor (pharmaceutical treatment)16%26%17%12%
Change of diet8%14%4%0%
Take drops7%12%2%4%
Darken room34%32%31%20%
Sleep61%57%54%30%
Take a hot bath20%18%16%7%
Provide calm environment27%26%28%19%
Other 7%7%22%40%
No specific measures5%5%12%16%
Prefer not to answer1%2%1%0%
18 to 30 years31 to 45 years46 to 60 years61 years and older
Move a bit more in everyday life7%9%7%5%
Spend more time in the fresh air / ventilate rooms more often24%17%14%11%
Drink more27%19%11%11%
Drink less alcohol7%10%6%0%
Smoke less5%13%6%2%
Stress reduction30%33%28%15%
Medical treatment by a doctor (pharmaceutical treatment)16%26%17%12%
Change of diet8%14%4%0%
Take drops7%12%2%4%
Darken room34%32%31%20%
Sleep61%57%54%30%
Take a hot bath20%18%16%7%
Provide calm environment27%26%28%19%
Other 7%7%22%40%
No specific measures5%5%12%16%
Prefer not to answer1%2%1%0%
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This statistic shows the percentage of adults in the U.S. who used select techniques to relieve headache as of February 2017, by age. It was found that 61 percent of those aged 18 to 30 years slept to relieve a headache, compared to 30 percent of those aged 61 years and older.
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