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Tension headache

Tension headache is the most common type of headache. It usually develops in the afternoon. The pain may envelop your entire head or be limited to the forehead or to the back or top of your head. Many people describe the sensation as a dull tightness or pressure that occurs in a band-like pattern. …

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