Typically characterized by bilateral mild to moderate pain and pressure; may be associated with pericranial tenderness at the base of the occiput
Episodic tension–type head...
NSAIDs, acetaminophen (APAP), and aspirin (ASA) are effective for short-term pain relief of ETTH (2)[B].
Amitriptyline should be considered first-line for prophylaxis of CTTH (2)[B].
Regulate sleep schedule.
Identify and avoid dietary triggers.
Regulate meal schedule.
G44.209 Tension-type headache, unspecified, not intractable
G44.219 Episodic tension-type headache, not intractable
G44.229 Chronic tension-type headache, not intractable
G44.201 Tension-type ...
Tension-type headache may be difficult to distinguish from migraine without aura. A tension-type headache is typically described as bilateral, mild to moderate, and dull pain, whereas ...
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