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Head Pain Part 2

I promised a second part to my headache post, so here it is! I’ll briefly chat about causes of different headaches and how to address them.  Tension-type headaches (TTH) are well-named as they are actually caused by “tension” in the musculo-skeletal (MSK) system. This can be muscle tension from neck, back, shoulder or face muscles, often…
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Head Pain Part 1

Headaches, migraines, trigeminal neuralgia & TMJ syndrome… what a pain in the HEAD! For part 1 of head pains, I’d like to review how we can distinguish these pains from one another. So here’s a quick synopsis of each: Tension headaches: Tension headaches are often caused by muscle tension or stress. They can really be anywhere…
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