Pathophysiology of tension-type headache

@article{Ashina2005PathophysiologyOT,
  title={Pathophysiology of tension-type headache},
  author={Sait Ashina and Lars Bendtsen and Messoud Ashina},
  journal={Current Pain and Headache Reports},
  year={2005},
  volume={9},
  pages={415-422}
}
Tension-type headache is one of the most common primary headache disorders. Advances in basic pain and clinical research have improved our understanding of pathophysiologic mechanisms of tension-type headache. Increased excitability of the central nervous system generated by repetitive and sustained pericranial myofascial input may be responsible for the transformation of episodic tension-type headache into the chronic form. Studies of nitric oxide (NO) mechanisms suggest that NO may play a key… 

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