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Chronic tension headaches

Hello respected doctor, i am suffering from chronic tension headaches last seven years . i am feeling tightness, prickling and muscle contraction in my head . sometimes i am also feel tightness and some contraction in muscle in neck and shoulder region. many times i also feel eye strain , itching and burning in eyes .i have also a thinking problem sometimes some irrelavent things comes in mind and i think these are the trigger of stress . recently i consult to a psychiatrist . he gives me a stalopalm tablet i am taking this tablet last four days but there is no relax in my head , i am still same problem like muscle tension , tightness arround the head so doctor, will u pleasetell me , should i consult to a neurologist or not.
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Dr. Udayan Bhaumik
2 yrs. of exp | Udupi | Psychiatrist

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Please continue Stalopram.You can also ask your psychiatrist for some medicine for control of acute headache.Relaxation techniques like yoga and meditation will help.If required a psychologist can be seen for relaxation techniques.
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