External Compression Headache is caused by any type of headwear. This includes headwear that places pressure on the head ? including tight hats, helmets, headbands, headphones and goggles.
Symptoms: 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.
Treament: To end your headache, remove the headwear that's causing the pressure.History of migraines, wearing tight headwear may trigger an attack that requires migraine medication for relief.
Epidemology: Mortality in this disease is increased mostly because of cardiovascular and respiratory diseases, although currently neoplastic complications have been questioned as a relevant cause of increased risk of death.