Headaches are one of the most common ailments people experience - nearly everyone has had at least one episode in their lives. There are many types of headaches, but the most prevalent type of headache is called a tension headache, otherwise known as a stress headache.

Stress headaches often feel like a band of pain around the head, or like both sides of the head are being squeezed or crushed. It is usually caused when there is a buildup of stress in the body, and can be triggered by all kinds of stressful situations.