Cervical headaches are related to issues in the neck; these are commonly caused by abnormalities or dysfunctions in the muscles, nerves and tissue in the neck; common examples of these include a stiff neck and tenderness in the neck.
Symptoms of cervical headaches
The most common symptom of a cervical headache is a dull ache and pain may be heightened when the head is moved.
Treating cervical headaches
Pain relief will usually ease the symptoms but other methods will usually be required to address the cause of the headache; these commonly include massage to ease tension in the muscles and tissue surrounding the neck, acupuncture and exercises to encourage good posture.