Tension headache

What is Tension headache?

It is a headache usually caused by body tension resulting from overwork or psychological stress, most common type of headaches among adults. It may appear periodically, or daily. they may last for 30 minutes to several days. Episodic tension headaches usually begin gradually, and often occur in the middle of the day.The pain is usually throbbing and affects the front, top, or sides of the head.

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sir i am usung depsonil 25 and betacaptr 40 for last 1 year feeling tightness in my chest.doctor prescribed these medicine for anxiety and tension...

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Thanks for your question on Healthcare Magic.
I can understand your concern.
Stress and anxiety itself causes hyper secretion of acid.
This in turn...

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i m suffering from headache & mild depression. I have been advised sensival 25 mg & restfull ( Manufacturer Lupin Ltd) once daily at night by...

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Thanks for the query.

Before I respond to your question, let me tell you that the causes of headache are many and this can be due to...

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Lansoloc (pharmacologically Lansoprazole) is a proton pump inhibitor which acts by preventing acid formation in stomach, thus...

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