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Is there a cure for tension headache?
4 doctors weighed in

Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree
In brief: Agree w Dr. DePeietr
Another treatment option is acupuncture.
Both scalp and auricular acupuncture can be effective treatments.

In brief: Agree w Dr. DePeietr
Another treatment option is acupuncture.
Both scalp and auricular acupuncture can be effective treatments.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes, there is a cure
Practicing pranayama (breathing exercises) in the acute phase can alleviate a tension headache.
Practicing on a regular basis can prevent them. can also be very helpful. Regular exercise, sound sleep, yoga, and meditation help too. Acupuncture. Addressing the root cause of what is causing you to feel tense is the most important thing you can do.

In brief: Yes, there is a cure
Practicing pranayama (breathing exercises) in the acute phase can alleviate a tension headache.
Practicing on a regular basis can prevent them. can also be very helpful. Regular exercise, sound sleep, yoga, and meditation help too. Acupuncture. Addressing the root cause of what is causing you to feel tense is the most important thing you can do.
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Dr. Jayshree Chander
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Dr. Michael DePietro
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
1 doctor agrees
In brief: There are treatments
There are a variety of treatments that range from over the counter medications like tylenol, (acetaminophen) to more involved treatment with medications similar to those used to prevent migraine and even anti-depressants have been used to treat chronic severe headaches.
Treatment can take a great deal of patience, and often benefit from involvement of a neurologist with an interest in headache treatment.

In brief: There are treatments
There are a variety of treatments that range from over the counter medications like tylenol, (acetaminophen) to more involved treatment with medications similar to those used to prevent migraine and even anti-depressants have been used to treat chronic severe headaches.
Treatment can take a great deal of patience, and often benefit from involvement of a neurologist with an interest in headache treatment.
Dr. Michael DePietro
Dr. Michael DePietro
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