Tension Headache

A tension headache (renamed a tension-type headache by the International Headache Society in 1988) is the most common type of primary headache. The pain can radiate from the lower back of the head, the neck, eyes, or other muscle groups in the body. Tension-type headaches account for nearly 90% of all headaches. Approximately 3% of the population has chronic tension-type headaches.

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Tension Headache - Prognosis
... Tension headaches that do not occur as a symptom of another condition may be painful, but are not harmful ... Tension headaches that occur as a symptom of another condition are usually relieved when the underlying condition is treated ... Frequent use of pain medications in patients with tension-type headache may lead to the development of medication overuse headache or rebound headache ...

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