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Causes of Muscle contraction headache

List of causes of Muscle contraction headache

Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Muscle contraction headache) that could possibly cause Muscle contraction headache includes:

  • Degenerative arthritis of the neck
  • Temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMD) - problems with biting and the jaw.

Muscle contraction headache: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Muscle contraction headache, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Muscle contraction headache:

Muscle contraction headache: Causes and Types

Causes of Types of Muscle contraction headache: Review the cause informationfor the various types of Muscle contraction headache:

Causes of Broader Categories of Muscle contraction headache: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

What causes Muscle contraction headache?

Causes: 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)
Article excerpts about the causes of Muscle contraction headache:
Research has shown that for many people, chronic muscle-contraction headaches are caused by depression and anxiety. These people tend to get their headaches in the early morning or evening when conflicts in the office or home are anticipated. (Source: excerpt from Headache -- Hope Through Research: NINDS)

What triggers Muscle contraction headache?

The following conditions are listed as possible triggers for Muscle contraction headache:

Related information on causes of Muscle contraction headache:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Muscle contraction headache may be found in:

 

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