40 Facts About Headaches Some Doctors Have Probably Never Talked About

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3. Tension Headaches Can Become Chronic

Dull aching in your head is never pleasant, but it isn’t mainly a cause for alarm. However, if you experience tension headaches multiple times a week, you may need to see a doctor to determine what the underlying problem is.

Tension headaches are often caused by inflammation in the blood vessels. If you are experiencing chronic inflammation, that could be the underlying cause for your chronic tension headaches. A doctor may need to determine why you are experiencing chronic inflammation and prescribe a treatment for it.