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.
CT Scans for Headache & Migraine Diagnosis
A CT scan of the head may be recommended for people with frequent migraines or headaches, in order to rule out other causes of the pain. WebMD tells you what to expect.
Migraine Headache Diary
Print this migraine diary and use it to keep track of your headaches.
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 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.
Surprising Headache and Migraine Triggers
What triggers headaches and migraines? WebMD shares some surprising causes of headaches,and tips to help you find relief.
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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