Sometimes stress is caused by
conditions such as
depression. If you think you may have anxiety or
depression, talk with your doctor. If you treat these
conditions, you may get tension headaches less
If you have tension headaches, ask yourself
if you are:
Having conflicts within your family or at work or
Not getting enough sleep or
Other possible tension headache triggers include:
Eye strain from working at a
Neck strain from poor posture, your work
environment, or injury.
Strain in the chewing muscles of
your jaw. This can happen if you grind or
clench your teeth.
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ByHealthwise Staff Primary Medical ReviewerKathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine Specialist Medical ReviewerKarin M. Lindholm, DO - Neurology Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine