Excessive Headaches

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Definition

A tension headache is pain or discomfort in the head, scalp, or neck, usually associated with muscle tightness in these areas.

See also:

  • Cluster headache
  • Headache
  • Migraine headache
  • Mixed tension migraine

Alternative Names

Muscle contraction headache; Headache - benign; Headache - tension; Chronic headaches - tension; Rebound headaches - tension


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