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What is the treatment for stress headache?
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Taking the medications rec by your doc: pain relievers; muscle relaxants; antidepressants; other meds.
Avoiding or minimizing the causes or triggers: stress management/relaxation training; biofeedback; & home treatments.The goals of treatment for tension headaches are to prevent further attacks and relieve any current pain.

In brief: See below:
Taking the medications rec by your doc: pain relievers; muscle relaxants; antidepressants; other meds.
Avoiding or minimizing the causes or triggers: stress management/relaxation training; biofeedback; & home treatments.The goals of treatment for tension headaches are to prevent further attacks and relieve any current pain.
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
heat & stretching neck & shoulder muscles helps as does therapeutic massage
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
In brief: Agree with Dr. Sia
who did a great job covering treatment.
Here is amplification on the avoidance of stress that he referred to. To address stress: Talk about feelings & address problems. Don't avoid them. Aim for 7.5 - 8 hours of sleep/ night. Daily physical activity is optimal in a green space. Eat healthfully. Cut out junk carbs, caffeine & alcohol (or moderate). Try Qi Gong, Tai Chi, acupuncture, acupressure,

In brief: Agree with Dr. Sia
who did a great job covering treatment.
Here is amplification on the avoidance of stress that he referred to. To address stress: Talk about feelings & address problems. Don't avoid them. Aim for 7.5 - 8 hours of sleep/ night. Daily physical activity is optimal in a green space. Eat healthfully. Cut out junk carbs, caffeine & alcohol (or moderate). Try Qi Gong, Tai Chi, acupuncture, acupressure,
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
homeopathy, meditation, Yoga, exercise program, deep breathing exercises or Progressive muscle relaxation.
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