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headache
 

A headache is pain or discomfort in the head, scalp, or neck.

 
Causes

Causes may include:

 

  • tight, contracted muscles in the shoulders, neck or jaw
  • stress
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • poor sleep position
  • overexertion
  • clenching or grinding teeth
  • missing a meal
  • head injury
 
Treatments

Treatment may include:

 

  • medication
  • rest

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