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Can you tell me about the best remedy for tension headache?

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Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 44 years experience
Some below: A tension headache is pain/discomfort in the head, scalp, or neck, associated with muscle tightness in these areas. The goal is to treat headache right away, and to prevent headaches by changing your triggers. Learning to manage headaches by relaxation methods. Medicines relieve tension: OCT painkillers--as aspirin, ibuprofen, acetaminophen,Narcotic pain relievers. Other Prpzac. TCA.

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A 50-year-old member asked:

Can any doc tell me what's the best remedy for tension headache?

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Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 44 years experience
Lower stress/use OTC: You can treat most tension headaches with: over-the-counter pain medicines. Use rx drugs for chronic or very bad headaches. Try meditation and other ways to lower your stress. Try over-the-counter drugs first- aspirin, advil, (ibuprofen) motrim, etc. Use prescription drugs if you have chronic or very bad headaches. Avoiding things that trigger headaches. Try meditation ; other ways to tx. Headache.
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A 27-year-old male asked:

What is the best medicine for tension headache?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
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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