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Tension-type Headache


Tension-type headache causes pain in the neck, eyes or head of a person. It can be episodic or chronic.


  • Stress
  • Lack of sleep
  • Bad posture
  • Staying hungry
  • Straining the eyes
  • Hormonal changes
  • Certain medications


  • Mild to moderate pain on both sides of the head
  • Difficulty in sleeping
  • Weakness
  • Irritability
  • Tenderness on scalp, neck and shoulders


Mild headaches can get cured on their own by making certain lifestyle changes. Pain relieving medication can also be taken to reduce severe headaches.


  • Adequate sleep
  • Regular and healthy meals
  • Regular exercise
  • Correct posture
  • Avoid straining the eyes
  • Avoid stress