Are highly stressful situations most likely to trigger headaches?


Big stressors such as moving, starting a new job, or seeing your family over the holidays can definitely have an impact. However, the everyday stressors like traffic jams, running late to pick up the kids from daycare, or misplacing your keys are the most likely triggers for tension headaches. Not only are these stressful on their own, they can also cause you to physically tense up or clench and tighten your jaw. These in turn can trigger tension headaches or make them much more likely.

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Jennifer Vander Zalm

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