External compression headaches can occur when anything worn on your head puts continuous pressure on your forehead or scalp. They're most often experienced by athletes who use helmets, eye protection or both for sports. External compression headaches are also sometimes known by names that come from the type of equipment causing the headache, such as "swim-goggle headache" or "football-helmet headache." Other common causes of external compression headaches include tightfitting hats and headbands.
The pain of external compression headaches is often described as moderate, constant pressure. It hurts most in the area where the object is pressing on your head. As long as the headwear is in place, the pain may get progressively worse. Treatment: To end your headache, remove the headwear that's causing the pressure. Further treatment is rarely needed.
This headache has peculiar characteristics and resolves after pressure is relieved. The aim of this study was to analyze the occurrence of this headache type among 82 police officers who reported headache after wearing a helmet.
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