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I am experiencing headache (occurred: 1 to 3 hrs) (better by: rest, nsaids (ibuprofen, naproxen, etc.), stress management) (time frame: gradual stres?

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Dr. Edward Workman
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In brief: Likely tension HA

Tension headaches are caused by the tension and spasm in the temporal and adjacent muscles around the head.
These muscles run horizontally about the skull just above the ear and up onto the apex. Stress causes tension in these muscles and their myospasm can cause a tension headache. Ask your pcp about muscle relaxers to take as needed when the headaches occur.

In brief: Likely tension HA

Tension headaches are caused by the tension and spasm in the temporal and adjacent muscles around the head.
These muscles run horizontally about the skull just above the ear and up onto the apex. Stress causes tension in these muscles and their myospasm can cause a tension headache. Ask your pcp about muscle relaxers to take as needed when the headaches occur.
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