Simple home remedy for a headache or migraine: submerge hands and feet in warm water and put an ice bag or bag of frozen something at the base of your skull. The heat on your extremities pulls the blood from your head relieving some of your headache.
Mask paint fumes - Add a tablespoon of vanilla extract to your paint Tablespoon per gallon) before you begin painting your home. This will not affect the paint colour. However, it will mask paint fumes and your entire home will smell like vanilla.