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.
Prevent Migraines and Headaches by Managing Stress
To help prevent migraines and headaches, read about these warning signs of stress and tips on how to cope.
Migraines, Headaches, and Relationships
Chronic migraine headaches can seriously disrupt family life. WebMD offers tips for managing hurt feelings and planning for migraine down time.
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?
Is This Stress or a Stroke?
Is your head throbbing, your heart racing, and you worry you could be having a stroke? Chances are, you’re not. Learn the signs that are more likely from a stroke. It could save your life.
What Is a Tension Headache?
Is your tension headache due to stress? Find out what causes them.
Treatments for Tension Headaches
WebMD explains the treatments for tension headaches, including over-the-counter drugs, biofeedback, cognitive behavioral therapy, and stress reduction techniques.
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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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