03/09/2012 08:27 am ET

Headache-Proof Your Home

By Andrea Bartz

The place where you can put up your feet, relax and... get a headache? Even those who aren't especially prone to pain can be susceptible to the triggers that hole up in your house.

Thankfully, you (and your head) don't have to be held hostage: "You can considerably cut down on the number of headaches you get by controlling factors such as the lighting and smells," says neurologist Brian Grosberg, M.D.

Here are four simple ways to turn your abode into a headache-free zone.

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