Cervicogenic headaches start from tissues and structures located in the
cervical spine or neck areas are called cervigogenic headache. It is one
of the less common types of headaches. The pain from cervicogenic headache
is caused by irritation of injury to the upper neck area. The pain is
typically extremely constant, strong, however dull.
The eye region is the most common place of pain. The headache can be combined
with nausea, vomiting, dizziness, ringing in the ears, and sensitivity
to light and sound, which is similar to migraine headaches.