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what are common symptoms of a tension headache?

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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 27 years experience
See below: Signs and symptoms of a tension headache include: dull, aching head pain the sensation of tightness or pressure across your forehead or on the sides and back of your head tenderness on your scalp, neck and shoulder muscles occasionally, loss of appetite.
Dr. Brian Le
Dr. Brian Leanswered
Pain Management 17 years experience
Tension headache: Some of symptoms of a tension headache are a dull, aching head pain, sensation of tightness or pressure across your forehead or on the sides and back of your head, tenderness on your scalp, neck and shoulder muscles.

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Why does the LH surge stimulating ovulation cause fatigue, headache and acheyness ? What can one do to eleviate those symtoms?

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