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Tension type headache

It presents with pain all over the head, however the maximum point reported lies on the top of head ? sometimes occipital or frontal. Headache is worse under unusual stress circumstances, and in the afternoon. Unique among all types it lasts for days- sometimes for months continuous; associated with tender post. Cervical, temporalis or masseter muscle.

Sense of pressure or tightness in the head, rather than pain, occasionaly throbbing. However, its intensity changes. Occaisionally relieved by tight band.

Tension headache variants

TMJ syndrome, post-traumatic headaches, depressive headaches, atypical fascial pain, conversion equivalent.

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