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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What is the reason for my chronic headaches?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 28 year old male. I have been having headaches for more than nine years now. I am an internet entrepreneur. So, I use computers a lot, though the usage has reduced significantly since I hired people to help me. However, it is important to note that my headaches started way before...  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The headache you are experiencing is a chronic daily headache of chronic tension-type headache. This happens due to being overworked and overstressed in life. Wearing even the best quality glasses are not going to help you. This is because your headache is due to exh...  Read Full »

What is the reason for the dizziness and pressure on my head and ears?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 26 year old male. I am 5 feet and 9 inches tall and weigh 250 pounds. I have been feeling dizzy for one week and there is a little pressure on my head and ears. I did a blood test and EKG and all came good. I am attaching these reports. I am really scared that it could be a brain ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sudheer Ambekar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through all the reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). They are all normal. A headache in a patient with a brain tumor is generally dull and aching type. It is worse in the morning and is relieved with vomiting. Nevertheless, the most co...  Read Full »

I have constant headaches on one side. What should I do?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 20 year old male, and I have constant headaches on one side of the head for 19 consecutive months. When I was studying for exams two years back, I had a sudden headache that was concentrated on the right back side of my head. It was uncomfortable enough for me to miss classes for ...  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am a headache consultant, and I need further information from you to classify the type of headache you have and the treatment required: Is the headache pulsating in nature? Any vomitings associated with the headaches? Any visual issues associated? Any sleeping disturba...  Read Full »

How to manage the pain present in the back of my head after a concussion?

Query: Hi doctor, I got a concussion a month ago. The most painful symptoms such as head throbbing and difficulty concentrating have gone away. But still, I am experiencing some pain in the back of my head. It often occurs on the top left and right portion of the back of the head. I am taking Ibuprofen ...  Read Full »


Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would like to know some further details about headaches. 1. Since when you started to have these headaches? since a month after concussion only? 2. In which part of the head you had a concussion and what hit your head? how many days of concussion pain lasted...  Read Full »

Is it normal to get an episode of vertigo when the cholesterol and blood pressure levels are high?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 26 year old male, and I work as an engineer for a consultancy firm. A few weeks back, I noticed that my blood pressure is slightly on the higher side. I checked my BP every day at night for about 2 to 3 weeks and found that 90 % of the time, it is in the range of 135 to 150/80 t...  Read Full »


Dr. Amiya Kumar Chattopadhyay

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You BP (blood pressure) is on the higher side as per current international guideline. It may be due to persistent anxiety. Cardiac pain is mostly seen as central chest pain and increases on exer...  Read Full »

I have recurrent shooting headaches five years after a traumatic brain injury. Kindly help me.

Query: Hi doctor, I have had persistent, recurrent headaches and shooting head pains due to a concussion from a traumatic brain injury, that I acquired five years back. The doctor has described my headaches as tension-type headaches, I have pain behind the eyes mainly, but it can be on the top of the head...  Read Full »


Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would like to know few more details about your problem. Since when you started to have this problem? Did it start immediately after the accident? Or it started after some gap? In which part of the head do you have headaches mostly? Is it only behind the eyes? What...  Read Full »

Why is my head aching on and off for more than five years?

Query: Hello doctor, I am having headaches with on and off episodes for more than five years. Sometimes the pain is in the back of my head, and other times it is in the forehead region. I recently started feeling pain on the right side when I touch my head or pressure in a specific zone. The overall he...  Read Full »


Dr. Aida Quka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your blood laboratory tests indicate an infection or inflammation (attachments removed to protect the patient’s identity). Regarding the headaches, based on your description, it is suggestive of tension-type headaches, except for the light intolerance, ...  Read Full »

Do I need to consult a doctor for my constant headache?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 26 years old male, for the last month and a half, I feel a pressure on the back of my head. It sometimes causes mild pain in different parts of my head, like the sides of my head. It makes me feel hot sometimes as well. I also have some neck pain, but it is not much. This headache...  Read Full »


Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would like to know some details about your problem.  Since when you started to have these headaches? Did it start 1.5 months back or you had these headaches previously also? Which parts of the head do you have pain? How long does one episode of this headache last?...  Read Full »

Even after taking treatment for cerebral venous thrombosis, I still have headaches. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I was diagnosed with cerebral venous sinus thrombosis, eight months back, after suffering severe headaches. I have never had headaches in my life, except very occasional tensions headaches. I have been taking Warfarin ever since, and I had a follow-up MRI, four months back. The radiolo...  Read Full »


Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would like to know some more details about your problem. Since when you started to have headaches? Which part of the head do you have these headaches? Is it same headaches as you had before, or are they different? What kind of headaches are these, heaviness, throbbi...  Read Full »

Does severe headache with blurry vision and ringing in ears indicate brain tumor?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 31-year-old female. I have a severe headache, which is more at night time, and it sometimes feels pressurized for the past three months along with few symptoms like blurry vision due to some fluids, numbness sometimes, and a few days back started to have a few days back pricking f...  Read Full »


Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would like to know some further details about headache: 1) Since when you started to have these headaches? How many years? 2) In which part of the head you feel headaches? (You can attach your photo, clicked from a little distance, with hand-kept over part of the...  Read Full »

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