What Causes Tension Headaches?
There’s no single cause for them. Most of the time, they’re triggered by stress, whether from work, school, family, friends, or other relationships. Episodic ones are usually set off by a single stressful situation or a build-up of stress. Daily strain can lead to the chronic kind. This type of headache doesn’t run in families. Some people get them because of tightened muscles in the back of the neck and scalp. This This muscle tightness can come from not enough rest, bad posture, emotional or mental stress including depression, anxiety, fatigue, hunger and low iron levels.” – Web MD
Notice it says some people get them because of tightened muscles in the back of the neck and scalp? That is where clinical massage therapy from can help. Headache/Migraine maintenance is a specialty that I offer, it brings me joy to help people determine some of the perpetuating factors and developing a program that fits into their lifestyle, then seeing the proven results in their eyes and their increased quality of life!