The cause of
tension headaches is not clear. In the past, doctors
believed that tension or spasms of the muscles of the neck, face, jaw, head, or
scalp played a role in causing these headaches. Now they think a change in
brain chemistry may also help cause a tension headache.
Tension headaches are the
most common type of headache. They can be
triggered—by things such as stress,
depression, hunger, and
muscle strain. Tension headaches may come on suddenly
It is possible that the main title of the report Cluster Headache is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report.