Drug and Nondrug Treatment in Tension-type Headache.

  title={Drug and Nondrug Treatment in Tension-type Headache.},
  author={Lars Bendtsen},
  journal={Therapeutic advances in neurological disorders},
  volume={2 3},
Tension-type headache (TTH) is a common primary headache with tremendous socioeconomic impact. Establishment of an accurate diagnosis is important before initiation of any treatment. Nondrug management is crucial. Information, reassurance and identification of trigger factors may be rewarding. Psychological treatments with scientific evidence for efficacy include relaxation training, EMG biofeedback and cognitive-behavioural therapy. Physical therapy and acupuncture are widely used, but the… CONTINUE READING