2. Tension-type headache (TTH)

Previously used terms: Tension headache; muscle contraction headache; psychomyogenic headache; stress headache; ordinary headache; essential headache; idiopathic headache; psychogenic headache. Coded elsewhere: Tension-type-like headache attributed to another disorder is coded to that disorder. General comment Primary or secondary headache or both? Three rules apply to tension-type-like headache, according to circumstances. When a new headache with … Continue reading 2. Tension-type headache (TTH)