What is it?

Cerviogenic headache is a form af headache that is caused by a problem in the neck.

What are the symptoms?

Symptoms of cerviogenic headache include a steady moderate to severe pain on one side of the head. The duration of the pain varies from person to person. A stiff neck may be present and sometimes the pain starts after a movement of the neck or prolonged uncomfortable position of the neck.

What to expect?

Cervicogenic headache can be managed at home. You can try the following things:

  • Pain relievers might help in relieving pain.
  • Stay hydrated by drinking lots of fluids.

Seek consult with your GP if the following occurs:

  • Headaches occur frequently (at least 5 times in a month).
  • The pattern and severity of the headache has changed.
  • Symptoms such as weakness of one side of the body, change in level of consciousness and significant difficulty walking occurs.
  • The headache is constant and never goes away.

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