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Have head tension/pressure, applied heat pad now have throbbing in back of head and neck. Why is that? Is this serious?

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Dr. Mara Fiorentino
Psychiatry
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In brief: Headaches/Neck pain

The association of headaches and neck pain may be seen in cases of tension, problems with posture, lack of sleep, and with trauma or lesions of the cervical spine.
The most appropriate course of action is seeing a medical doctor to start a diagnostic process and treatment. Chiropractic doctors may help the posture and release tension in neck and back. Exercise and relaxation are very helpful.

In brief: Headaches/Neck pain

The association of headaches and neck pain may be seen in cases of tension, problems with posture, lack of sleep, and with trauma or lesions of the cervical spine.
The most appropriate course of action is seeing a medical doctor to start a diagnostic process and treatment. Chiropractic doctors may help the posture and release tension in neck and back. Exercise and relaxation are very helpful.
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