Tension-type headache


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ten·sion head·ache

headache associated with nervous tension, anxiety, and other causes often related to chronic contraction of the scalp muscles.
See also: posttraumatic neck syndrome.

ten·sion head·ache

, tension-type headache (ten'shŭn hed'āk, ten'shŭn-tīp)
Headache associated with nervous tension, anxiety, and the like, often related to chronic contraction of the scalp muscles.
Synonym(s): muscle contraction headache.

Tension-type headache

A dull pain that seems to exert pressure on the head; the most common form of headache.
Mentioned in: Cluster Headache

ten·sion head·ache

, tension-type headache (ten'shŭn hed'āk, ten'shŭn-tīp)
Headache associated with nervous tension, anxiety, and other causes often related to chronic contraction of scalp muscles.
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We are unaware of any prior systematic reviews or meta-analyses that have assessed the efficacy and tolerability of analgesics in the treatment of acute episodes of tension-type headache in adults.
Characteristics of headache in migraine without aura and episodic tension-type headache in the Turkish population according to the Ills classification.
The headaches that have organic origin are classified as secondary headaches.1 Primary headache disorders include migraine, tension-type headache, cluster headache and other primary headaches.2 Headache disorders are ranked amongst the 10 most disabling conditions in the world by the World Health Organisation (WHO).3 The global prevalence of primary headache diseases in the adult population is 46%.
Cervicogenic headache, migraine without aura and tension-type headache. Diagnostic blockade of the greater occipital and supraorbital nerves.
Multinomial regression analysis showed that only the variable age was associated with tension-type headache, and younger subjects (14-16 years) were less likely to have this type of headache.
Acupuncture for tension-type headache: a meta-analysis of randomized, controlled trials.
Net proceeds may be used by the company for the development of Tonmya and TNX-102 SL for fibromyalgia and post-traumatic stress disorder, respectively, completion of the AFFIRM, AtEase trials and second Phase 3 study of Tonmya for fibromyalgia, development of TNX-201 for episodic tension-type headache, completion of ongoing Phase 2 study, develop pipeline programmes, working capital, general corporate purposes as well as possibly acquisitions of other companies, products or technologies.
A total of 61 (62%) were diagnosed with migraine headache, 26 (27%) diagnosed with tension-type headache, and 11 (11%) had cluster headache.
PHILADELPHIA -- A 10-point increase in headache patients' perception of life stress was associated with up to a 10% increase in the frequency of tension-type headache, according to Dr.
A total of 31 percent of the participants had tension-type headache, 14 percent had migraine, 11 percent had migraine combined with tension-type headache and for 17 percent the headache type was not classified.
Primary headache included two types, migraine and tension-type headache. The prevalence in this study was much higher comparing with average global prevalence of headache (46%) [11, 17].