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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I have headaches every day and not able to do my work. Is there a treatment that can help me?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a deep white matter shown on my MRI. I have some spots on my left lobe. The doctor says me that it is caused due to headache and it is not MS. What it is?   Read Full »


Dr. Upendra K Shah

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. These types of spots are known as nonspecific white matter hyperintensities. They are seen in patients with advancing age, in hypertensive conditions, in smokers, and in patients with migraine. Your doctor has told you the right diagnosis. It can be due to migraine head...  Read Full »

What could be the reason for numbness and pressure in nerves with tingling in head?

Query: Hello doctor, I have numbness, pressure following a nerve path, and tingling in the head while I concentrate more. It has been there for eight years and I have done two MRIs so far and that came back negative.  Read Full »


Dr. Upendra K Shah

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your problem but it is difficult to arrive at a conclusion with limited information. Please tell me in detail. Tell me where exactly you have numbness, I mean where in the head, on top on right, or left, or front, or back of the head? Which nerve path do y...  Read Full »

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