Tension Headaches

To be honest headache is one of the many factors we are unproductive at work. Everybody suffers from headache at a point in time. There are different types of headache  but let’s talk about a few.

 

A tension headache is the most common type of headache. It can cause mild, moderate, or intense pain in your head, neck, and behind your eyes. Some patients say that a tension headache feels like a tight band around their forehead.

The majority of people who suffer from tension headaches have episodic headaches, which occur one or two times per month on average. However, tension headaches can also be chronic.

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Symptoms

People with tension headaches commonly report these symptoms:

 

Episodic Tension Headaches (occur less than 15 days per month)

 

Pain is mild to moderate, constant band-like pain or pressure

Pain affects the front, top or sides of the head.

Pain usually begins gradually, and often occurs in the middle of the day

Pain may last from 30 minutes to several days

 

 

Chronic Tension Headaches (occur more than 15 days per month)

 

Pain may vary in intensity throughout the day, but the pain is almost always present

Pain comes and goes over a prolonged period of time

Associated Symptoms of Tension Headaches include:

 

Headache upon awakening

 

Difficulty falling asleep and staying asleep

Chronic fatigue

Irritability

Disturbed concentration

Mild sensitivity to light or noise

General muscle aching

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