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.
Tension Headaches - Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment
Tension headaches are the most common type of headaches among adults. Read about its causes, symptoms, and treatments.
Headaches - Types, Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment
The basics about headaches, including types, diagnosis, and treatment options.
Relaxation Techniques for Migraines and Headaches
Because stress can make any migraine or headache worse, it is important to learn how to relax. Read these tips.
Rebound Headaches: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment, Prevention
An overview of rebound headaches, which occurs when someone overuses or misuses pain relieving drugs to treat headaches or migraines.
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
Surprising Headache and Migraine Triggers
What triggers headaches and migraines? WebMD shares some surprising causes of headaches,and tips to help you find relief.
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.
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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