Causes and Treatment of Tension Headache: A Review

Alkhediwi, Lama Mohammed A. and Alghamdi, Kholoud Mohammed O. and Alruwaili, Alaa Nemer S. and Al Masoud, Dalal Khalid H. and Alamrani, Amal hamoud and Alomrani, Heba Homoud H. and Alzuwayyid, Ali Hussain I. and Alzahrani, Shahad Abdulaziz S. and Saber, Mohannad Abduljaleel A. and Alatawi, Wejdan Lafi S. and Almaslamani, Khalid Waleed M. and Alshadly, Mahmoud Refat S. and AlBurayh, Yasamiyan Ali and Bukhamsin, Sarah Abdulla A. and Alnaim, Mounther Mohammed A. (2021) Causes and Treatment of Tension Headache: A Review. Journal of Pharmaceutical Research International. pp. 288-293. ISSN 2456-9119

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Tension-type headache (TTH) is the most prevalent primary headache problem, affecting 46 percent to 78 percent of people at some point in their lives. However, the majority have episodic infrequent TTH (1 day per month or fewer) with no specific need for medical treatment. The diagnosis is made based on the patient's medical history and physical examination. The exact etiology of tension-type headache is unknown. The most likely cause of rare tension-type headaches is activation of hyperexcitable peripheral afferent neurons from head and neck muscles. Nondrug management is commonly utilized and should be considered for all patients with TTH. The scientific evidence for the efficacy of most treatment approaches, on the other hand, is limited. Pharmacological treatment depends on whether the headache is acute or chronic. In this review we will cover the disease epidemiology, etiology, diagnosis, and management.

The aim is to study the Causes and Treatment of Tension Headache method a population-based study in Denmark, About 24% to 37% of the population experienced TTH several times a month, 10% had it weekly, and 2% to 3% of the population had chronic TTH,

In contrast to migraine, women are only slightly more affected than males (the female-to-male ratio of TTH is 5:4), and onset is delayed (25 to 30 years). Between the ages of 30 and 39.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Asian Repository > General Subject > Medical Science
0 Subject > Medical Science
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Date Deposited: 29 Jun 2022 03:47
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