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Objective: In this study, we aimed to compare anger, anger expression style and mood profiles between patients with frequent episodic tension-type headache
(TTH) and chronic TTH, based on the International Headache Society (IHS) 2004 classification criteria, and control subjects.
The study involved 100 women with migraines (both with and without an aura) and chronic and episodic tension-type headaches
. Researchers also took note of whether they had anxiety or depression.
Episodic tension-type headaches
usually respond to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications (NSAID) that can be obtained over-the-counter.
Experts are looking to initiate new study, concentrating specifically on episodic tension-type headaches
(ETTH) and chronic tension-type headaches (CTTH).