Les traitements de la céphalée de tension

Treatments for tension headache

Aug 17, 2021

How to relieve a tension headache? The different treatments

The majority of patients with tension headaches self-medicate and do not consult their doctor . Paracetamol and over-the-counter anti-inflammatories are the most commonly used drugs to treat tension headaches.

Relax muscles to relieve headache

Although there is no specific treatment for tension headache, certain muscle relaxants , ie drugs capable of relaxing the muscles, have been proven to reduce the intensity of the pain. Several patients have also reported the benefits of massage and physiotherapy . The practitioner will relax the muscles around the cervical, the base of the neck and the entire cranial sphere. This muscle relaxation, if applied regularly, allows the patient to get relief from the tension headache quickly . The moments of rest and relaxation also make it possible to alleviate the stress and thus the tensions related to the latter. Osteopathy and acupuncture have also satisfied many patients in the management of tension headaches.

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