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If you feel dull pain or tightness around your forehead or if your experience pain in the back of the head or neck, it is Tension Headache. It is one of the most common forms of headache, however, the causes are unknown. The pain may range from mild to severe discomfort.
There are two categories of this type of headache which is dependent according to the occurrence.
Episodic Tension Headache
If your headache is less than 15 days per month then it is an Episodic Tension Headache. This can last from 30mins to a week.
Chronic Tension Headache
If your headache occurs for more than 15 days or more it is characterized as Chronic Tension Headache. The pain may last from a few hours to days. Usually, episodic tension headaches turn into a chronic tension headaches.
Causes of Headache
This form of headache is not hereditary. Some people acquire them as a result of tense muscles in the back of the neck and on the scalp. This muscular tension can be caused by:
- Inadequate rest
- Poor posture
- Emotional or mental stress
- Sadness or Anxiety
- Low Iron levels
- Alcohol usage
- Dental problems especially, in Jaw
Tension headaches are best treated when they first appear and the symptoms are minimal. The objective is to keep them from happening again and to alleviate whatever discomfort you are presently experiencing. You may avoid this by:
- Take medicines that help in relieving pain.
- Avoid the reasons that can trigger stress.
- Manage your stress.
- Learn relaxation skills.
- Try home treatments such as a hot bath, cold packs, or Improved posture.