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Almost everyone has had a headache. Headache is the most common form of pain. It's a major reason people miss days at work or school or visit the doctor.

The most common type of headache is a tension headache. Tension headaches are due to tight muscles in your shoulders, neck, scalp and jaw. They are often related to stress, depression or anxiety. You are more likely to get tension headaches if you work too much, don't get enough sleep, miss meals, or use alcohol.

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  1. Headache (National Library of Medicine)  
    Almost everyone has had a headache. Headache is the most common form of pain. It's a major reason people miss days at work or school or visit the doctor. The most common type of headache is a tension headache. Tension headaches are due ...
  2. Migraine (National Library of Medicine)  
    If you suffer from migraine headaches, you're not alone. About 12 percent of the U.S. population gets them. Migraines are recurring attacks of moderate ...
  3. Migraine Headache Interactive Tutorial (Patient Education Institute)  
    ... A migraine is a very specific type of headache. All headaches are not migraines. This reference summary will help you understand what a migraine headache is and how migraines can be treated. Classical ...
  4. Histamine headache; Headache - histamine; Migrainous neuralgia; Headache - cluster; Horton's headache ... A cluster headache begins as a severe, sudden headache. The headache most commonly strikes 2 to 3 hours after you fall ...
  5. Muscle contraction headache; Headache - benign; Headache - tension; Chronic headaches - tension; Rebound headaches - tension ... most common in adults and adolescents. If a headache occurs two or more times a week for ...
  6. American Headache Society, Committee on Headache Education (American Headache Society, Committee on Headache Education)  
    ... patient for patients WHAT to Expect from a Headache Medicine Consultation Kids Help American Migraine Foundation < Back ... 100 Miles Specialty: Anesthesiology Dentistry/TMJ/Oral Surgery Headache Medicine Neurology Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant Pain Management ...
  7. Headache: Hope through Research From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke)  
    ... version Contact NINDS Adobe Reader Microsoft Word Viewer Headache: Hope Through Research Clinical Trials The Childhood and ... history of cancer or HIV/AIDS. Diagnosing Your Headache How and under what circumstances a person experiences ...
  8. SUNCT Headache (Short-Lasting, Unilateral, Neuralgiform with Conjunctival Injection and Tearing) From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary  
    NINDS SUNCT Headache Information Page Table of Contents (click to jump to sections) What is SUNCT Headache? Is there any treatment? ... being done? Clinical Trials Organizations What is SUNCT Headache? SUNCT-Short-lasting, Unilateral, Neuralgiform headache attacks with ...
  9. Headache From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary  
    NINDS Headache Information Page Clinical Trials The Childhood and Adolescent Migraine Prevention Study (CHAMP) The purpose of this study ... Trials Organizations Additional resources from MedlinePlus What is Headache? There are four types of headache: vascular, muscle ...
  10. Headache Hygiene -- What Is It? (American Headache Society, Committee on Headache Education)  
    ... Home > Headache Hygiene - What is it? Print Email Headache Hygiene - What is it? ACHE Newsletter Sign up ... newsletter by entering your e-mail address below. Headache Hygiene - What is it? Headache hygiene is the ...
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