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