Tension Headache Preventive Medication

  • Lawrence D. Robbins


Tension headache is, perhaps, an unfortunate choice of terms because it implies that tension in the patient’s life is at the root of the headache. Although stress and tension are important contributing factors toward daily headaches, they do not, by themselves, cause daily headaches. There needs to be a predisposition toward headache. The vast majority of patients with daily headaches also experience episodic migraine headaches.


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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  • Lawrence D. Robbins
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  1. 1.Department of NeurologyRush Medical CollegeChicagoUSA
  2. 2.Robbins Headache ClinicNorthbrookUSA

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