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Causes of Occipital Neuralgia

Occipital Neuralgia: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Occipital Neuralgia, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Occipital Neuralgia:

Occipital Neuralgia: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Occipital Neuralgia: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

What causes Occipital Neuralgia?

Causes: Occipital Neuralgia: Occipital neuralgia can result from physical stress, trauma, or repeated contraction of the muscles of the neck. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Occipital Neuralgia Information Page: NINDS)

What triggers Occipital Neuralgia?

The following conditions are listed as possible triggers for Occipital Neuralgia:

  • Physical stress (type of Stress)
  • Trauma
  • Repeated neck muscle contraction
 

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