Tension headaches, the most common type, feel like a constant ache or pressure around the head, especially at the temples or back of the head and neck. A tension headache is generally a diffuse, mild to moderate pain in your head that’s often described as feeling like a tight band around your head.
- Apply a heating pad or ice pack to your head for five to 10 minutes several times a day
- Take a hot bath or shower to relax tense muscles improving your posture
- Take frequent computer breaks to prevent eye strains