Tension Headache Knowledge Shared
A tension headache is the most common type of a headache. It is pain or discomfort in the head, scalp, or neck, usually associated with muscle tightness in these areas. The cause of a tension headache is not known.
Tension headaches are divided into two main categories episodic and chronic.
If a diagnosis of chronic tension headache is made or suspected, prescription medications may be used in an effort to lessen the frequency and decrease the severity of the headaches.
If a patient has both a tension headache and migraine, then the tension headache is part of the patient’s migraine disease and all of the patient’s headaches are really a form of their migraines. Continue reading “Tension Headaches Knowledge Shared by San Diego Chiropractor”