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Tension Headache

Also called: Tension-type Headache, Tension headache

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A tension headache is just one type of nearly a hundred different headaches, perhaps the most common type. You cannot self-diagnose a tension...
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There are many reasons someone might suffer from daily headaches, but it is not normal for anyone to have ongoing headaches. Here is some information...
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Hi, I have had these sorts of feelings when I was overwhelmed with work or family stress. But I felt compelled to also send you a link to this...
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This type of word-finding problem is pretty common with migraine. Tension headache doesn't normally do this (but stress can cause both tension...
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The pain symptoms of a tension headache are: The pain begins in the back of the head and upper neck and is described as a band-like tightness or...
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While tension headaches are the most frequently occurring type of headache, their cause is not known. The most likely cause is contraction of the...
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The key to making the diagnosis of any headache is the history given by the patient. The health care practitioner will ask questions to understand...
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Tension headaches are painful, and patients may be upset that the diagnosis is "only" a tension headache. Even though it is not life...
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About 30%-80% of the adult U.S. population suffers from occasional tension headaches; approximately 3% suffer from chronic daily tension headaches...
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The goals of treatment for tension headaches are to prevent further attacks and relieve any current pain. Prevention includes:Taking the medications...
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People with tension headaches commonly report these symptoms:Mild to moderate pain or pressure affecting the front, top or sides of the head.Headache...
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There is no single cause for tension headaches. This type of headache is not an inherited trait that runs in families. In some people, tension...
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Tension-type headaches are the most common type of headache among adults, thought to be caused by tightened muscles in the back of the neck and scalp...
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Most headaches are tension headaches. These headaches tend to happen again and again, especially if you are under stress. They are not usually a sign...
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Your doctor can usually diagnose tension headaches by asking you questions about your health and lifestyle and by examining you. It is important to...
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