What is the treatment for stress headache?

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.
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,

Related Questions

Constant migraine/head pain. Not due to trauma ect... How to determine if it's a stress headache? Remedies for a cure?

Please talk w your. Parents about this. Have you been seen by your regular physician yet? If, not that is a good place to start. If yes, and the type of headache appears to be elusive - than neurology consult may be prudent. Take care. Read more...
Need doctor exam. Several questions can be asked to help determine which type of headache you may have. Treatment depends upon the diagnosis and also, frequency of the ha. Is your period related? Do not overuse over the counter meds such as tylenol, (acetaminophen) motrin, advil, etc. This will lead you to cause yourself more headaches than to begin with. Reduce stress, eat properly, sleep well, avoid fatigue, no dehydration. Read more...
Constant Migraines. I feel empathy for your distress. Due to” Constant migraine/head pain”, please see a Neurologist for Diagnosis and Treatment. Practice : • Focus on “Breath Is Life” • Keep saying until you run out of breath. • Take another deep breath and repeat the same. • Do it with 10 breaths • Do not focus on other thoughts, they will pass away like clouds on mountain • Visual Imagery of National parks. Read more...

What causes rid of a stress headache?

Reduce stress. Is the best way. Otherwise try and otc remedy to mask the stress induced headache. Read more...
To address stress. that may be underlying your headaches 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, homeopathy, meditation, Yoga, exercise program or deep breathing exercises. Read more...

How can I get rid of a stress headache?

Address the stressor. Sometimes addressing the emotional stressors with a proactive approach will eliminate the ha problem, but your headache could be a migraine mechanism with evolution of chronic daily headaches. This pattern needs to be broken up, and many prescription and otc preps could help. A local neurologist should be found, so you can address all of this. Read more...
Agree w Dr. Machanic. Address specific stressors. In addition to valuable info already provided - work to manage your stress. o 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,> Read more...

Anyone know how to get rid of a stress headache fast?

? The problem. Part of the stress/tension headache may be a fast paced life style. You may not have control over the stress but you do have control over how you respond to it. There are medications that may help but it is better to find ways to idenify the triggers and deal with them. Look into the techniques of cognitive behavior therapy. Take control of your stress response and you will have less headaches. Read more...
Relief from Headache. Relief from Stress Headache: • Focus on “Breath Is Life” • Keep saying until you run out of breath. • Take another deep breath and repeat the same. • Do it with 10 breaths • Do not focus on other thoughts, they will pass away like clouds on mountain • Visual Imagery of National parks or a Peaceful place • Music Relaxation • Meditation • See Physician for Therapy and Medication. Read more...

How to get rid of a stress headache and how to not be so stressed?

Stresssssssss. Work on learning to relax. Try deep breathing exercises & progressive muscle relaxation. Do you get physical activity every day? Have you considered cognitive behavioral therapy to help deal with anxiety? Other options- acupuncture, qi gong, tai chi, meditation & yoga. Take care. Read more...

Iif my head hurts on the side of my head, is that a stress headache?

Many possabilities? Yes and why? Temple headaches can come from clenching or bruxism..Other causes need to be ruled out call your dentist today! chuck. Read more...

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

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. Read more...

Is it safe to work out the day after vomitting from a stress headache?

Stress headaches . Stress or tension headaches don't normally have vomiting associated with them. You probably had a migraine. If so, it's safe to exercise. Regular exercise can help prevent migraine headaches. Read more...

Pain towards the back of my head. Should I be concerned or is this a stress headache?

COULD BE... Headaches can have many causes, and stress is one. But the facts you gave are not enough to decide the cause. For instance, is this a repeat of the past, when does the headache occur, is there muscle tension or other sym[ptoms? This really needs a history and examination, and it might be a good idea to get checked out. Read more...