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What does TTH stand for?

TTH stands for Tension-Type Headache

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Nice said common over-the-counter treatments are effective for easing the pain of occasional headaches but using them for tension-type headaches or migraine can reduce their effectiveness and cause further pain.
Eight patients with chronic tension-type headache in association with severe vitamin D deficiency (serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D level, 4-10 ng/ml; 10-25 nmol/L and osteomalacia were treated with 1000 to 1500 IU per day of vitamin D3 and 1000 to 1500 mg per day of calcium.
Results: Four efficacy studies relating to childhood migraine, migraine, recurrent (nonmigraine) headache, and chronic tension-type headache were identified, in the 2 migraine studies, headache frequency was significantly decreased with hypnosis compared with pharmacotherapy, with either propranolol or prochlorperazine.
Approximately 90 per cent of all headaches are classified as tension-type headache.
from Albert Einstein College of Medicine and the Montefiore Headache Center, in the Bronx, investigated the influence of body mass index (BMI) on the frequency, severity, and patterns of treatment of migraine, probable migraine, and severe episodic tension-type headache.