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Not medical advice: Constant pain at the back of the head (occipital headaches) is usually caused by tension, migraines, alcohol or nicotine addiction, or sudden withdrawals from the substances, heredity, improper posture, jaw clenching, depression, and mental stress. Acetaminophen, ibuprofen, regular exercise, or stress relieving activities are usually all that is needed to help relieve these headaches.
Severe and sudden back-of-the-head headaches may be a sign of a skull fracture, blood vessel abnormalities, or nerve disorders. These types of headaches tend to be accompanied by confusion, vomiting, nausea, or visual disturbances and require prompt medical attention for treatment.
More than 17 million Americans suffer from recurring, chronic headaches. Another 28 million have been diagnosed with migraines.
New research shows that adults who reach for a glass of water in lieu of painkillers may be able to ease the pain caused by chronic headaches. 7 glasses a day are recommended, along with reducing caffeine consumption, and establishing a regular sleep schedule.