Ninety percent of all headaches are vascular, muscle contraction, or a combination. Migraine headaches usually occur in childhood or adolescence and recur throughout adulthood. They are more common in females and have a strong genetic factor. Most chronic headaches result from tension or muscle spasms that may be caused by emotional stress, fatigue, menstruation, or stimuli such as noise, crowds and bright lights.
- Present on one side
- Pulsating pain that becomes generalized
- Preceded by seeing spots
- Blindness in half of one’s vision
- Speech disorder
- Light sensitivity
Muscle Tension Headaches
- Dull, aching sensation
- May have tender spots on head and neck
- Feeling of tightness on head
- Feeling of a “hatband” around the head
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