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  • Anxiety depression: Anxiety can sometimes co-occur with depression and produce a confusing clinical picture wherein one of the conditions maybe diagnosed and the other missed out on.
  • Constant headache: Constant headache is a steady and continual discomfort in the head.
  • Head Conditions: Conditions that affect the head
  • Headache: In medicine a headache or cephalalgia is a symptom of a number of different conditions of the head and sometimes neck. Some of the causes are benign while others are medical emergencies. It ranks among the most common pain complaints
  • Headache and migraine conditions: Medical conditions related to headaches including migraine.
  • Muscle conditions: Any condition that affects the muscles of the body
  • Muscle contraction headache: Headache from tension or muscle contraction.
  • Nausea: The queasy feeling of nausea and often also vomiting.
  • Neck pain: Pain affecting the neck
  • Nervous system conditions: Diseases affecting the nerves and the nervous system.
  • Pain conditions: Diseases characterized by pain and pain-like symptoms.
  • Psychogenic headache: Psychogenic headache is produced or caused by mental or emotional factors like stress or psychosis; usually, a physical cause cannot be established.
  • Scalp pain: Pain occurring on or around the scalp.
  • Tension headache: Tension-type headaches can be episodic or chronic.Episodic tension-type headaches are defined as tension-type headaches occurring fewer than 15 days a month, whereas chronic tension headaches occur 15 days or more a month for at least 6 months. Tension-type headaches can last from minutes to days, months or even years, though a typical tension headache lasts 4-6 hours.
  • Vomiting: Vomiting or retching symptoms.


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