Many headaches are caused by trigger points in the neck and head.
We have had many clients tell us what causes their headaches: sinuses, food, coffee, odors, hunger, lack of sleep — the list goes on. But, how do these irritants cause headaches. That is, what actually mediates the pain, or makes a link between the causal factor and the pain itself. Obviously there is still much information missing. But very often, the pain itself comes from trigger points in the neck and head. And pain from trigger points in the neck and head can often be relieved.
There are three categories of headache people (oversimplifying): severe headache people, ordinary headache people, and no headache people: