tension headache

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Noun1.tension headache - a headache located at the back of the headtension headache - a headache located at the back of the head; usually caused by body tension resulting from overwork or psychological stress
cephalalgia, head ache, headache - pain in the head caused by dilation of cerebral arteries or muscle contractions or a reaction to drugs

ten·sion head·ache

n. dolor de cabeza causado posiblemente por una tensión nerviosa mental.
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A tension headache is usually stress-related and is identified as a muscle contraction headache.
The tension in your neck, shoulders and spine eventually work their way up to your head and cause a tension headache.
It had never come to Muna's mind that what she has been through since ten years ago, was caused by tension headache, which can be treated in one session that would not take more than half an hour.
6 Tension headache, where stress makes the tiny muscles in the scalp go into spasm.
TO ease a tension headache originating in the suboccipitals - small muscles connecting the neck and the back of the head - lie on your back with your head on a book or telephone directory, like a pillow, advises osteopath Christian Bates, of the Perrymount Natural Health Clinic (perrymount.
More likely, they represent migraine headache or, less likely, tension headache or cluster headache.
DALLAS -- A 30-minute cold-water head bath shows promise as a nonpharmacologic treatment for acute migraine or tension headache.
Try tackling the reasons for your headaches instead of just taking away the pain | Try tackling the reasons for your headaches instead of just taking away the pain TENSION HEADACHE THREE out of four headaches are tension headaches and have numerous causes - from stress to not getting enough sleep to sitting too long at the computer.
Types of headache include tension headache, sinus headache, migraine headache, and cluster headache," says Camelia Davtyan, MD, clinical professor of general internal medicine and health services research at the David Geffen School of Medicine.
One of the great advantages of utilising PiP on a regular basis is that, in time, users will notice that their neck and shoulder muscles become more flexible as the exercises help eradicate tension headache problems.