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What causes dull tension type headache in back of the head and neck?

about once a week or so, in middle of the night I wake up with dull tension type headache in back of head behind ear above neck. It usually goes away in about 2-3 hours, but highly annoying. I ve wondered if it could be eating to much at night, or based on exercise during day, not enough water, etc.???
Thu, 12 Dec 2019
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Hello,

The symptoms seem to be related to tension type headache. I suggest to measure the blood pressure regularly and glycemic levels for further evaluation. I also suggest to eat healthy, drink liquids and rest.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Dorina Gurabardhi, General & Family Physician
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