Tensionheadache<br />Orofacial Pain<br />Mariela Chaves Fernández<br />IIC-2011<br />
Mostcommonisheadache, affectingpeople of allages. Thepainistypically bilateral, qualityoppressive, dull, deep, "in band", ...
No associated nausea and anorexia mayexist, and sometimesphotophobiaorphonophobia. <br />Mosthaveincreased<br />sensitivit...
Withvariety<br />episodic<br />(headache<br />presentforless<br />Than  15 days / <br />month<br />Chronic(headachefor mor...
How are tension headaches diagnosed?<br />
Treatment<br />As far as possiblemustbeusedrelaxationtechniques, biofeedback, and so on. <br />Drugtherapyisbased on the u...
“In a study on theprevalence of tension-typeheadache in northern Tanzania, accordingtoage and gender”1, theseweretheresult...
According to this research, there is greater tension headache prevalence among women 41 to 50 years. <br />
Bibliography<br />1. Winkler, A., Stelzhammer, B., Kerschbaumsteiner, K., Meindl, M., Dent, W., Kaaya, J., & ... Schmutzha...
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  1. 1. Tensionheadache<br />Orofacial Pain<br />Mariela Chaves Fernández<br />IIC-2011<br />
  2. 2. Mostcommonisheadache, affectingpeople of allages. Thepainistypically bilateral, qualityoppressive, dull, deep, "in band", mildormoderate and notaggravatedbydailyphysicalactivities, norprevented. <br />
  3. 3. No associated nausea and anorexia mayexist, and sometimesphotophobiaorphonophobia. <br />Mosthaveincreased<br />sensitivity of pericranial<br />musculature. <br />
  4. 4. Withvariety<br />episodic<br />(headache<br />presentforless<br />Than 15 days / <br />month<br />Chronic(headachefor more than 15 days / month). <br />
  5. 5. How are tension headaches diagnosed?<br />
  6. 6.
  7. 7. Treatment<br />As far as possiblemustbeusedrelaxationtechniques, biofeedback, and so on. <br />Drugtherapyisbased on the use of tricyclicantidepressants (amitriptyline 25-150 mg / d, nortriptyline 25-75 mg / and MAOIslikephenelzine.<br />
  8. 8. “In a study on theprevalence of tension-typeheadache in northern Tanzania, accordingtoage and gender”1, theseweretheresults:<br />
  9. 9. According to this research, there is greater tension headache prevalence among women 41 to 50 years. <br />
  10. 10.
  11. 11. Bibliography<br />1. Winkler, A., Stelzhammer, B., Kerschbaumsteiner, K., Meindl, M., Dent, W., Kaaya, J., & ... Schmutzhard, E. (2009). The prevalence of headache with emphasis on tension-type headache in rural Tanzania: a community-based study. Cephalalgia (Wiley-Blackwell), 29(12), 1317-1325. doi:10.1111/j.1468-2982.2009.01885.x<br />2. Doniger, S. B. (2006). Headaches. RDH, 26(1), 62-65. Retrieved from EBSCOhost<br />

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