Tension headache. The combination of headache, stiff neck and pain behind the eye would often signify a tension, or stress, headache. The history of the development of the symptoms would be most helpful in determining this diagnosis. Naturally other entities should be entertained and anything from glaucoma to meningitis could be the cause of these sympoms. A visit to your doctor is in order if it persists.
Likely referred pain. Although eye pain can definitely be related to a problem with the eyes (e.g. Elevated eye pressure, inflammation inside of the eye), the constellation of symptoms you describe are more suggestive of a tension-type headache that has pain that radiates. If you haven't had an eye exam and symptoms are increasing, esp if vision blurred, see your eye doc, otherwise start with your family doc.
Can tight neck muscles cause stinging eye pain and temple aches? Been havin these symptoms for 5 years started after being stressed a lot
Could sleeping on a poor pillow be the cause of tight neck muscles and tight muscles throughout the head? Have very poor posture also.
Maybe? But see a doc. Many things can cause neck pain. Certainly sleeping on a pillow that's not the right fit for you can cause such things. I note that you talk about foot numbness in "conditions". That raises the possibility of disc issues in your back, and possibly your neck. To further assess that, you really need a good physical examination and some imaging to look into the issue. Please see your doctor soon. Read more...
Can strained or tight neck muscles make the muscles throughout your head hurt? Almost like a sharp sensation?
Definitely, yes. Tension Type Headache. More muscle tenderness has been found in patients with TTH than in non-headache controls. However, it is not unusual for patients with TTH to experience stubbing pain in the head musculature. The pains are usually bilateral and diffuse and often have tenderness in the cervical muscles and other muscles pain as well as the pericranial muscles. See an orofacial specialist. Read more...