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. Statistics: Headache is a common health problem that causes individual suffering as well as public expense.
Because epidemiological studies have shown that headache is most prevalent among persons younger than 55 years, the influence of working conditions is of interest. In this study, we examined the importance of working conditions as a risk factor for frequent headache among the general Swedish population.