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tension headache

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Tension-type headache, also known as tension headache or muscle contraction headache, is the most commonly experienced type of headache (see Episodic tension-type headache).
In addition, studies with tension-type headache and migraine have shown that it is effective as prophylaxis.
In contrast, these numbers seemed to increase for tension-type headaches during ovulation, compared with other times in the cycle.
Most tension-type headaches last for 30 minutes to several hours, but in more severe cases they can last for several days.
The signs and symptoms of the primary headache disorders such as tension-type headache, migraine, or hemicrania continua may mimic the clinical features of CH.
Trigger factors of migraine and tension-type headache: Experience and knowledge of the patients.
Several hundred studies have shown that cervicogenic or tension-type headache pain is associated with muscle inhibition, the detection of which makes MMT for cervicogenic headache and neck dysfunctions invaluable in clinical practice.
Brief mindfulness-based therapy for chronic tension-type headache: A randomized controlled pilot study.
Conclusion: The primary headache was common among outpatients with depressive disorder, predominantly tension-type headache and migraine without aura.
(https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27114660) Alcohol can trigger tension-type headaches, (http://headacheaustralia.org.au/headachetypes/cluster-headache/) cluster headaches and migraine.
Blink reflexes in chronic tension-type headache patients and healthy controls.
Jensen, "Possible mechanisms of pain perception in patients with episodic tension-type headache. A new experimental model of myofascial pain," Cephalalgia, vol.