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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 to severe ...
  3. Migraine Headache Interactive Tutorial (Patient Education Institute)  
    Migraine Headaches Introduction Headaches are a very common condition. They are one of the most common health complaints. A ... and how migraines can be treated. Classical Migraine Headaches Migraines usually start in childhood and may either ...
  4. Muscle contraction headache; Headache - benign; Headache - tension; Chronic headaches - tension; Rebound headaches - tension ... Tension headaches occur when neck and scalp muscles become tense, or contract. The muscle contractions can be a response ...
  5. Histamine headache; Headache - histamine; Migrainous neuralgia; Headache - cluster; Horton's headache
  6. Pain - head; Rebound headaches; Medication overuse headaches ... The most common type of headache is likely caused by tight muscles in your shoulders, neck, scalp, and jaw. This type of headache is called tension headache : ...
  7. Headaches and Complementary Health Approaches From the National Institutes of Health (National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health)  
    ... links Read our disclaimer about external links Menu Headaches and Complementary Health Approaches On this page: Key ... help ensure coordinated and safe care. Top About Headaches Headaches occur when pain-sensitive nerve endings around ...
  8. Skip Navigation Bar Home Current Issue Past Issues Headaches and Migraines Headache Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment Past Issues / Spring 2009 ... distinct symptoms and treatments. Migraine and Other Vascular Headaches—Symptoms and Diagnosis Migraine: The most common of ...
  9. Skip Navigation Bar Home Current Issue Past Issues Headaches and Migraines Understanding Headaches: From Mild to Migraine Past Issues / Spring 2009 ... please turn Javascript on. Millions of people have headaches every day. But not all headaches are the ...
  10. 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 ...
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