Typically characterized by bilateral mild to moderate pain or pressure without other associated symptoms
Three types of tension-type headache (TTH):
Infrequent episodic TTH: <1 day ...
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), acetaminophen, and aspirin are effective for short-term relief of episodic TTH (2),(3)[B].
Amitriptyline should be considered first line for pro...
Keep headache diary to identify triggers, monitor progress, and prevent medication-overuse headache.
Regulate sleep schedule.
Identify and avoid...
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 ...
Don’t perform neuroimaging studies in patients with stable headache.
Don’t recommend frequent or prolonged use of over-the-counter (OTC) pain medications for headache.
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