Tension Headaches Directory
Tension headaches are the most common type of headaches among adults. A tension headache causes mild to moderate pain, tightness, or pressure around the forehead or back of the head and neck. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about tension headache, how to treat it, and much more.
How Can I Prevent Tension Headaches?
Want to stop tension headaches in their tracks? Try these strategies.
Tension Headache Diary
Print this diary and use it to keep track of tension headaches.
Tension Headaches - Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment
Tension headaches are the most common type of headaches among adults. Read about its causes, symptoms, and treatments.
Can I Prevent Tension Headaches?
If you get tension headaches, all you want to do is know how to prevent them. Try these simple lifestyle changes, for starters.
Treatments for Tension Headaches
WebMD explains the treatments for tension headaches, including over-the-counter drugs, biofeedback, cognitive behavioral therapy, and stress reduction techniques.
What Is a Tension Headache?
Is your tension headache due to stress? Find out what causes them.
Are there Alternative Treatments for Tension Headaches?
Over-the-counter painkillers aren’t always the only way to manage tension headaches. Can alternative treatments like acupuncture and herbs help, too?
Can I Work Out if I Have a Tension Headache?
Why your workout could be a way to bounce back from a tension headache, or even prevent them in the first place.
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: Surprising Headache and Migraine Triggers
What triggers headaches and migraines? WebMD shares some surprising causes of headaches,and tips to help you find relief.
Slideshow: Surprising Reasons You're in Pain
Phones, wallets, sandals, babies, your sofa – even favorite foods - are overlooked causes of pain. Pictures illustrate these pain triggers and smarter habits to avoid the pain.
Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Headaches?
Have a headache? Take this quiz to see if you know headache symptoms, treatments, and how to tell the difference between migraines, cluster headaches, tension headaches, and sinus headaches.
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