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A headache is the most common form of pain. The most common type of headache is the tension headache. It's due to tight muscles in the jaw, neck, and shoulders, and is linked to stress and depression.

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Egilius LH Spierings, MD, PhD

Egilius LH Spierings, MD, PhD

Title(s): Director, Headache and Facial Pain Program; Neurologist; Clinical Professor, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine
Department(s): Neurology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5848
Fax #: 617-636-8199

Headaches, migraines, facial pain

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