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when my husband get stress out our mad his head hurt a lot what should i do for him to not get stress his head hurt?

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Dr. Kieran Dhillon
Clinical Psychology 15 years experience
Relax: See if he can identify things that help him relax. Distraction or taking a break from stressful activities can help. Encourage him to take long slow deep breaths to relax. If he likes shoulder rubs you can give him one when he is stressed. A lot of times stress headaches are due to increased muscle tension in the shoulders and neck. Encourage him to see a counselor to change stressful thinking.

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