Clinical Presentation and Diagnosis of TTH

Patients experiencing TTH may display the following headache symptoms and characteristics:

Two or more of the following present:

1. Bilateral pain

2. Nonpulsating pain

3. Mild or moderate pain intensity Both of the following:

1. No nausea or vomiting (anorexia possible)

2. Either photophobia or phonophobia (not both) Duration: 30 minutes to 7 days

Criteria for diagnosis: 10 or more attacks fulfilling above criteria occurring on average less than 1 day per month are necessary for diagnosis

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