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Are there alternative treatments for occipital neuralgia?

If tight muscles are causing your occipital neuralgia, you may not need any medication or invasive procedures to treat the problem. In fact, a good massage or some rest could be all the treatment you need. Application of heat is effective for some people as well.

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How does occipital neuralgia affect the body?
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Occipital neuralgia is a painful condition that affects the occipital nerves. The condition occurs w...
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Is occipital neuralgia common?
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While headaches and pain are both common, the actual condition of occipital neuralgia is not. People...
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How do I care for someone with occipital neuralgia?
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Often, there is little you can do for someone with occipital neuralgia. One way you can help is to m...
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Can occipital neuralgia be prevented?
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Some cases of occipital neuralgia can be prevented while other cannot. Most factors that cause the c...
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