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A 38-year-old male asked:

i sometimes get a feeling of tightness on the left side of my head, i wonder what could be the problem. could you please shed some light?

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Dr. William Singer
Pediatric Neurology 51 years experience
Muscle contraction: You may be experiencing muscle contraction headaches. Best approach is to try and reduce trigger which is most often stress. Speak to your doctor about a referral for cognitive behavioral therapy for stress reduction.

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