Tension Headaches


Hassled About Tension Headaches?

Nearly 90 percent of all headaches are tension headaches. That should give you some indication of the stress levels that individuals experience in their personal as well as professional life. As the name suggests, tension headaches are mostly brought on when the person feels worried, frustrated or anxious. Most tension headaches feel like a band tightening around the forehead. The pain is usually not debilitating but it is a dull, nagging headache that impacts the whole head and the top of the eyebrows.

There are two categories of tension headaches. If the headache occurs 2 to 3 times a month, it is knows as an episodic headache. However, if the pain lasts for more than 15 days a month, it is considered a chronic condition and some form of treatment becomes essential.

  • Identifying the root cause of the stress and finding realistic ways to manage it
  • Eating and sleeping on time
  • Reducing caffeine
  • Playing a sport, exercising regularly

The Miami Headache and Neurological Institute specializes in treating all kinds of headaches. Our expert team of doctors have depth of experience, and you can be assured of the best possible treatment. Don’t let that tension headache get to you.

Dr. Payman Sadeghi is the founder of the Miami Headache and Neurological Institute. He studied medicine at Nordestana University and finished his Internal Medicine internship and Neurology residency at the University of Texas. Dr. Sadeghi has completed an electromyography super fellowship as well as many epilepsy and neuroimaging fellowships. At his residency in Neurology at the University of Texas Medical Branch Dr. Sadeghi gained extensive experience diagnosing and treating headache and migraine patients. That residency, along with Dr. Sadeghi’s medical curiosity and his varied clinical experience, has made him a specialist in headaches and their treatment.

Dr. Sadeghi was also a clinical assistant professor during his time at the University of Texas. He is a member of the American Headache Society, the National Headache Foundation and the American Academy of Neurology. Dr. Sadeghi is fluent in English, Spanish, French and Persian.

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