Tension headache is primarily caused by stress and occurs more frequently than migraine. Tension heache can lead to constant tension and pain in the neck. As against this, a migraine is often preceded by a warning, for example, being unable to stand light or noise. Migraine can also be determined genetically. Both forms of headache can be remedied (partially) using chiropractic manipulation of the spine, self-trigger point therapy and connective tissue massage.
The reason why you are reading this article is perhaps because you are also suffering from headaches or migraine. A recent study shows that at least 40% of the population suffers from headaches, out of which 3% has chronic headaches. In the next page you will find out what the difference is between migraine and tension headaches and what the causes are.