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What is Muscle contraction headache?

What is Muscle contraction headache?

A muscle contraction headache is a very common type of headache. The exact cause of muscle contraction headaches is uncertain, but they may ...more »

  • Muscle contraction headache: Headache from tension or muscle contraction.

Muscle contraction headache: Introduction

Types of Muscle contraction headache:

Types of Muscle contraction headache:

Broader types of Muscle contraction headache:

What causes Muscle contraction headache?

Causes of Muscle contraction headache: see causes of Muscle contraction headache
Causes of Muscle contraction headache: In the past, many scientists believed that the primary cause of the pain of muscle-contraction headache was sustained muscle tension. However, a growing number of authorities now believe that a far more complex mechanism is responsible. (Source: excerpt from Headache -- Hope Through Research: NINDS)

What are the symptoms of Muscle contraction headache?

Symptoms of Muscle contraction headache: see symptoms of Muscle contraction headache

Duration of Muscle contraction headache: Chronic cases can last days or weeks.

Duration of Muscle contraction headache: chronic muscle-contraction headaches can last for weeks, months, and sometimes years. (Source: excerpt from Headache -- Hope Through Research: NINDS)

Muscle contraction headache: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Muscle contraction headache.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Muscle contraction headache.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Muscle contraction headache: Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Muscle contraction headache.
Treatments for Muscle contraction headache: see treatments for Muscle contraction headache
Research for Muscle contraction headache: see research for Muscle contraction headache

Organs Affected by Muscle contraction headache:

Organs and body systems related to Muscle contraction headache include:

Name and Aliases of Muscle contraction headache

Main name of condition: Muscle contraction headache

Other names or spellings for Muscle contraction headache:

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Muscle contraction headache: Related Conditions

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