Chronic Tension Type

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Tension Headache - Cause
... Tension headaches may be caused by muscle tension around the head and neck ... One of the theories says that the main cause for tension type headaches and migraine is teeth clenching which causes a chronic contraction of the temporalis muscle ... Evidence for this theory comes from the fact that chronic tension-type headaches may be successfully treated with certain antidepressants such as amitriptyline ...

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