Tension headache



tension headache n.
A headache associated with nervous tension, anxiety, or stress, often related to chronic contraction of the scalp muscles.

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    noun 1. the act of stretching or straining. 2. the state of being stretched or strained. 3. mental or emotional strain; intense, suppressed suspense, anxiety, or excitement. 4. a strained relationship between individuals, groups, nations, etc. 5. (not in current use) pressure, especially of a vapor. 6. Mechanics. the longitudinal deformation of an elastic body […]

  • Tensionless

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