Tension-Type Headache: Areas of Pain

Tension-Type Headache: Areas of Pain

Picture of possible areas of pain with tension headache

Tension-type headaches

Tension headaches can cause pain:

  • In your upper back and neck.
  • At the base of your head.
  • Around your ears.
  • In your jaw.
  • Above your eyes.

ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical Reviewer William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine

Current as ofJune 4, 2018

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