Cervicogenic headache: a real headache.

  title={Cervicogenic headache: a real headache.},
  author={Fabio Antonaci and Ottar Sjaastad},
  journal={Current neurology and neuroscience reports},
  volume={11 2},
Although theories regarding headache originating in the neck have existed for more than 150 years, the term "cervicogenic headache" originated in 1983. Early descriptions pinpoint the characteristic symptoms as dizziness, visual disturbances, tinnitus, and "posterior" headache, conceivably as a consequence of arthrosis, infliction upon the vertebral artery, or with a "migrainous" background and occurring in "advanced age." Cervicogenic headache (mean age of onset, 33 years) displays a somewhat… CONTINUE READING