Headaches due to psychological pressure

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This type of pain usually occurs in patients currently undergoing emotional upheavals.The pain is bilateral, and concentrated in the frontal or occipital region.

It is at times accompanied by:

    • Vomiting
    • Nausea
    • Vnxiety
    • .

This is a numb, throbbing pain, enveloping the head like a helmet or a crown. The pain is usually stable, only rarely occurring periodically, or in spells. The pain lasts for several hours, at times for a few days.

Medically Reviewed by a doctor on 10 Jan 2018
Medical Author: Dr. med. Diana Hysi