another CH imposter disease

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Posted by gary g ( on November 07, 1999 at 12:47:44:

FIRST - READ the nearby post, "Why We Care IF you have CH"

If you're having headache problems that seem to have SOME of the CH symptoms, but not really the whole package, consider this:
taken from a couple headache classification web sites:

note it says that people with this ailment can ALSO have migraine or CH symptoms;
it DOESN'T say that it's all the same;
just like some people have migraine AND CH - it's 2 different diseases and needs two different approaches.
is a headache which has its origins in the neck. The source of pain is found in structures around the neck which have been damaged. These structures can include joints, ligaments, muscles and cervical discs, all of which have complex nerve endings. This form of headache is not currently considered a separate classification, so its incidence is unknown.
cervicogenic headache
Many patients who are diagnosed with cervicogenic headache have the traditional symptoms of tension headache. In addition, many patients who have positive tests for cervicogenic headache may also have the symptoms of migraine and cluster headache.

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