Tension Type Headache

A tension-type headache, otherwise called tension headache, is a mild, moderate, or severe pain in the head, neck, and behind the eyes. It is caused by contraction of the muscle in the head and neck regions and can be triggered by eye strain, fatigue, smoking, alcohol, caffeine, poor posture, skipping meals, and bad posture.

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Why am I having pressure in head with pain, dizziness and weakness in legs?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 51-year-old female. My symptoms are triggered by any physical exertion even just walking to the bathroom. I have pain and pressure in the head, weakness in the legs, dizziness, and pain in the center of the chest. It lasts for thirty minutes to three hours. I have done an MRI of th...  Read Full »


Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Neurologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would like to know some further details about your symptoms. Please mention about the duration of headache, kind of headache whether it is heavy or stretching or squeezing or throbbing, part of the head where you feel headache, do you have nausea or vomiting during he...  Read Full »

Please provide me a better solution for the frequent pulsating headache present for a year.

Query: I have been having frequent headaches from around the past year. They started around a year ago and would happen everyday for around a month and were so excruciating I had to take headache pills. It felt as if my brain was moving inside my head though I'm sure that's not what it was but that was wha...  Read Full »


Dr. Nasir

Pain Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: a very good day to you I have gone to your problem. The way you describing your headaches they do not sound like a migraine. so I guess most probably migraine can be ruled out. the headache that you are describing looks more like a tension type headache which is usually on both the sides , around t...  Read Full »

What causes consistent headaches?

Query: Hello doctor, I have pain in my head for 11 days. On the first day, I had a headache, pain in the left eye, vomiting twice with blood, post which I consulted a doctor. Doctor diagnosed and said that the probability of high BP. If the pain persists for five more days, do an MRI. I gave injection as i...  Read Full »


Dr. Zubayeralam

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Pulmonologist, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you have been suffering from headaches for the last 11 days. Your MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) of the brain has revealed normal (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Long hours of sitt...  Read Full »

Please help to manage severe headache and sleep disturbance.

Query: Hi doctor, I have a problem with headaches. It pains at back of head all around and upper head too sometimes. Headaches are constant all day, and I am having this for a year now. I got an MRI done as well. I will attach the results here. I have a problem with sleep since long time and it seems h...  Read Full »


Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Neurologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would like to know some further details about your headache. Since when you started to have these headaches? Do they started from 1 year only? Or used to occur before also intermittently? If yes, since when? What kind of headaches you feel at back of head and uppe...  Read Full »

Why do I have dizziness and left-sided headache?

Query: Hi doctor,I have a headache for one week, usually on my head's left side, but now I feel I have dizziness, and my head is massive. I am currently taking Etodolac 400 mg.  Read Full »


Dr. Zubayeralam

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Pulmonologist, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for the query. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you have been suffering from headaches for the last seven days. Your headache is unilateral (left-sided), and you are now feeling dizziness and heaviness in the head. Such type of clinica...  Read Full »

Can a headache that occurs during sexual intercourse be due to high blood pressure?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 37- year-old male who weighs 73 kg, with good health. 18 days ago, I developed a dull headache at the back of my head, affecting the left side only. When it started, it was of medium intensity and did require pain medications for three days (Paracetamol and Codeine). While the hea...  Read Full »


Dr. Aida Quka

Neurologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read carefully through your question and would explain that your symptoms are suggestive of tension-type cervicogenic headaches. In contrast, the throbbing headache during sexual activity could be related to high blood pressure (based on your description). In my o...  Read Full »

Can a pinched nerve cause tingling in the head?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been experiencing head tingles for about 19 years. They tend to be on the upper right side of my head but sometimes on the left side. They improve with pressure: if I press my scalp or wear a baseball cap. I do not get headaches and have no other neurological symptoms that I am aw...  Read Full »


Dr. Aida Quka

Neurologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern and explain that a pinched nerve in this region (occipital neuralgia) is usually associated with electric shock-like pain in the scalp, usually on the left or the right, triggered by head movements certain head positions. These nerves origin...  Read Full »

Can a brain tumor cause transient blindness and headache?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 50-year-old male. I think I have a brain tumor. I am getting an MRA tomorrow. Will this confirm? Then what? I have occasional transient blindness in the left eye when bending over and standing back up for approximately 10 seconds to two minutes hurts a little to touch, with dull p...  Read Full »


Dr. Aida Quka

Neurologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would explain that the symptoms are not suggestive of a brain tumor. Vascular disease of the brain (blood vessels) could mimic this situation. For this reason, an MRA (magnetic resonance angiography test) has been prescribed. Another issue to consider would be sinu...  Read Full »

What could be the reason for my head pressure and neck pain?

Query: Hello doctor, I have general head pressure (or tension) and I suspect brain problem. GP seems to treat my symptoms as we struggle to find the root cause. My concentration level seems impaired, though not severely. I get feelings like I would pass out at times. I get weak joints at times (hands, kn...  Read Full »


Dr. Prakashkumar P Bhatt

Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician, Neurologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are having pressure or tension-type feeling over head. Lack of concentration, feeling of impending doom like sensation, slowed cognition, lower neck pain, and weak joints all are symptoms of primary muscle tension headache. Your hemoglobin is normal. Do thyroid ...  Read Full »

Why am I getting headaches almost every day with dizziness and blurred vision?

Query: Headaches becoming more frequent almost everyday, recently started becoming dizzy, light headed, shaky with blurred vision not all the time comes randomly. Sometimes lose slight mobility in my left hand can’t close it properly usually goes away within a few minutes. Symptoms seem to be worse a...  Read Full »


Dr. Sanya Dhingra

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello. Greetings from icliniq. I understand your concern . Tension headache is the most common headache that occurs . At your age , i understand that there are multiple stresses , and it sometimes becomes difficult to deal with them . But my advice to you would be to avoid any stress . Apart from t...  Read Full »

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