Sometimes, headaches can be a real pain in the neck.
Find out the most common causes (and the best treatment) for neck pain and headache.
Here it comes: the tell-tale twinge of pain and pressure that indicates a headache is imminent. But if that wasn’t bad enough, your neck has started to tense up. Now you feel the ache almost down through your shoulders. It’s enough to make you wonder why they even call it a “head” ache.
Whether you feel your neck pain at the onset of your headache, or throughout the entire episode, your primary concern is making it stop. But it’s just as important to understand why you’re feeling neck pain and headache.
In this article, we’ll go over some of the most common causes of neck pain and headache as well as how to treat it.