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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Depends on cause: Consider dental, jaw, stress, lack of sleep, medication side effects, sinus, etc. See your regular doctor and decide the next intervention.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Singer
51 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Reduce the stress: Medication without life style changes is not a first approach. The most important thing you can do is reduce the stress. Cognitive behavioral therap ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Gurr
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Stress and tightness: When we get stressed we tend to tighten up our bodies. There are a lot of muscles in the upper back, shoulders and scalp that are affected by stress. ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Neck tight? Stress?: Most people have a headache at some time, such as from colds and flus, lack of sleep, too much driving, long hours on the computer, stress at work, et ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Tension headaches: Headaches which are caused by stress or discomfort on neck, scalp and headmuscles.Headaches are band-like in nature
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
31 years experience Pediatrics
See below:: With a tension headache, the pain often starts at the back of your head and moves forward, so that it eventually includes your neck, scalp, and head. ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Tension-type: headache can develop from episodic Tension-type Headache and the resultant headache is considered a chronic form. The clinical presentation is similar ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Headache: Tension or muscle contraction headaches tend to be dull and less severe than migraine or headaches due to intracranial pathology like aneurysm,tumor o ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Morgan
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Headache : Need to follow up with PCP for evaluation and examination of Cervical Spine , as well as a thorough Neurological Examination, with supporting laborato ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Many possibilities: Most people get a headache at some time, such as from colds, infections, lack of sleep, too much driving, long hours on the computer, stress at work, ... Read More

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