Tension-type headaches may be caused by muscle tension around the head and neck. Chronic contraction of the temporalis muscle caused by the teeth clenching is one of the main cause. Treatment: Using over-the counter pain medicines, prescription drugs, if having chronic or bad pain, avoiding things that trigger headache.
Ten point nine percent had migraine without aura, 29.8% had tension-type headaches, 1.1% had headaches consistent with migraines with aura, and in 56.3% the headaches could not be classified. The lifetime prevalence of headache in this population was 98.1%.
Statistics: The relationship between headaches and depressive illness was investigated with the Zung Self-assessed Depression Scale. The mean age of respondents was 20.9 +/- 1.6 years; 50.3% were men and 46.4%, women.