Tension-type headaches are the most common type of primary headache disorders. They concern up even to 80% of the population. Despite their usually mild course, they are still a major health problem resulting from the multidimensional etiology of the disease, prevalence, demanding treatment and disregarding the symptoms of patients by doctors. The therapy of tension-type headache, due to its character, sometimes requires cooperation with a psychologist or psychotherapist. The article presents current diagnostic methods as well as methods of treatment – immediate, prophylactic and psychological.
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