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Is this a stress headache if I only get it when facing tight deadline?

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Dr. Peter Jackson
Clinical Psychology
6 doctors agree

In brief: Relief from stress

Stress headaches are caused by worrying over a specific event or situation.
Consider the phrase "tight deadline". Just hearing those words feels stressful, doesn't it? Looking at how we approach our life can change how we think and feel. Stress and stress headaches are greatly diminished when our perspective including our thoughts and feelings about life changes.

In brief: Relief from stress

Stress headaches are caused by worrying over a specific event or situation.
Consider the phrase "tight deadline". Just hearing those words feels stressful, doesn't it? Looking at how we approach our life can change how we think and feel. Stress and stress headaches are greatly diminished when our perspective including our thoughts and feelings about life changes.
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Dr. Abby Caplin
Integrative Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Not necessarily

Stress like that can also trigger migraine headaches.

In brief: Not necessarily

Stress like that can also trigger migraine headaches.
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Dr. Jason Hemming
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Probably

Sounds as though it could be a tension headache.

In brief: Probably

Sounds as though it could be a tension headache.
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