The headache attacks cause in general a sensation of tension or pressure on both sides of the head or on the forehead, which can last from 30 minutes to 7 days and accompanied occasionally by nauseas or vomits, though these, if they appear, are slight.

It can appear awakening or throughout the day, coinciding with the tension of work.

Probably, in some situation of special tension we all have felt at some time this type of pain.

The intensity is minor than in the case of migraine. It does not get worse with the physical exercise.

The first step of the treatment is to explain to the patient what he has. The possibility that the mechanism of the pain is due to the muscular contraction, and the possibility of relaxing in some situations that unleash the pain can provide an important benefit, as for instance stretching exercises and massage.

The acupuncture treatment is ideal for this type of affection