Most headaches are tension headaches. These headaches tend to happen again, especially if you are under stress. A tension headache may cause pain or a feeling of pressure all over your head. You probably can't pinpoint the centre of the pain. If you keep getting tension headaches, the best thing you can do to limit them is to find out what is causing them and then make changes in those areas.
Follow-up care is a key part of your treatment and safety. Be sure to make and go to all appointments, and call your doctor or nurse call line if you are having problems. It's also a good idea to know your test results and keep a list of the medicines you take.
Call 911 anytime you think you may need emergency care. For example, call if:
Call your doctor or nurse call line now or seek immediate medical care if:
Watch closely for changes in your health, and be sure to contact your doctor if:
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Current as of: October 9, 2017
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
& Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine
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