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Symptoms of Stress Headache

Stress is a rigidity or tension caused by different distressing or stressful situations . Such situations can trigger in psychological diso...

Stress is a rigidity or tension caused by different distressing or stressful situations . Such situations can trigger in psychological disorders and psychosomatic reactions.

The symptoms that cause stress are diverse and manifest with a more or less strong intensity. We may even feel a slight pressure on the head or typical migraine pains.

Symptoms also vary in each person. It can be migraine, headache, insomnia, fatigue …

When the headache occurs more than twice in the week and for several months, it is said that we have chronic headache.

The causes that cause a headache range from physical, such as allergies that cause sinusitis , to psychic, such as being worried.

Stress is one of the psychic causes that causes the headache more often.


Some causes of headache

Symptoms of Stress Headache

  • Stress
  • Keep the head in the same position for a long time
  • Work a lot of time in front of the computer
  • Abnormal position of the head when sleeping
  • Torsions or fatigue of the ocular muscles
  • Smoking, smoking or high  caffeine
  • Sinusitis or nasal administration
  • Cooled og ripe

The headache caused by stress is not associated with the structural lesions of the brain , nor with serious diseases.

Daily worries are one of the causes of stress. There is a big difference between thinking and worrying.

When you think, you seek solutions to problems. However, when you worry, you become paralyzed in the same pattern of reasoning. This leads to the fatigue of your mind and causes headaches.

From the psychological point of view it is of great interest to analyze this disease . Stress mobilizes our brain chemistry and alters the balance of muscles, vertebrae and nerves of the skull.

Thus, it raises the tension and this causes the pain in the head.

When stress is mild or transient, it does not cause damage . However, when it is prolonged for a long time, the body remains in a state of alert which causes a weakening of the body’s defenses, exhaustion, headaches, etc.

  • The headache caused by stress is the result of the contraction of the muscles of the neck and the scalp.

Symptoms of headache caused by stress

Symptoms of Stress Headache

  • Low intensity, annoying and continuous headache . Can be isolated or repeated daily
  • Generalized and stronger pain in the temple, scalp and the back of the neck
  • Fatigue
  • Difficulty to sleep
  • Muscle pain (shoulders and upper back)
  • Sensitivity to changes in climate,  noise and  light

When the pain is mild it can be treated with home remedies. However, if the pain is severe and persistent, you should see a doctor.

Actions to reduce stress headache

Symptoms of Stress Headache

If you add to the stress headache other symptoms such as muscle tension or teeth grinding , we could end up suffering an intense pain that affects our quality of life.

Therefore, it becomes necessary to be able to handle the situations of our daily life that have a negative effect on our state of mind. For example:

  • Enjoy enjoyable activities like listening to music, reading, playing sports, dancing or playing with your pet.
  • Take a moment to perform a relaxation exercise , through techniques such as breathing, deep, yoga and meditation.
  • Make your life easier: choose what activities to do and manage your time efficiently.
  • Seek support. Talking with family or friends allows you to better overcome problems and control stress.
  • Get rid of negative thoughts. This way you can cope with stressful environments.
  • Being in a good mood is a way to counteract stress. In this way we release endorphins that contribute to a positive attitude.
  • Doing exercises prevents and fights stress.
  • Massage. With a partner or with a professional with whom you feel at ease.
  • In case the pain is caused by the cold, stay warm.
  • Change sleeping position. Also, dopta a good posture when reading, working or exercising. Sleep and rest properly.
  • Exercise your neck and shoulders frequently.

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