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Tension-type headaches

Introduction: Tension-type headaches

Description of Tension-type headaches

Tension-type headaches (medical condition): Tension-type headaches can be episodic or chronic.Episodic...more »

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Tension headache:
  »Introduction: Tension headache
  »Symptoms of Tension headache
  »Causes of Tension headache
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Tension-type headaches as a Disease

Tension-type headaches: Another name for Tension headache (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Tension headache
  »Symptoms of Tension headache
  »Causes of Tension headache
  »Treatments for Tension headache

Tension-type headaches: Related Diseases

Tension-type headaches: Tension-type headaches is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of Tension-type headaches

Some of the causes of Tension-type headaches are included in the list below:

  • Stress - Usually occurs in the afternoon after long stressful work hours
  • Sleep deprivation
  • Uncomfortable stressful position and/or bad posture
  • Irregular meal time
  • Eyestrain

Symptoms of Tension-type headaches (Tension headache)

Some of the symptoms of Tension-type headaches incude:

  • Headache - usually tightness affecting entire head on both sides
  • Neckache
  • Constant mild, moderate or severe bilateral headache
  • The pain can radiate from the neck, back, eyes, or other muscle groups in the body

Treatments for Tension-type headaches (Tension headache)

Treatments for Tension-type headaches (Tension headache) include:

Treatment of Tension-type headaches: For more treatment information about Tension-type headaches, see treatment of Tension headache (Tension-type headaches)

Tension-type headaches: Article Excerpts about Tension headache

Tension headache is named not only for the role of stress in triggering the pain, but also for the contraction of neck,... (Source: excerpt from Headache -- Hope Through Research: NINDS)

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