What causes cramps behind the head where the vertebrae meets the skull?
Can be due to neck muscle spasm.
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The sudden turning of head may cause a sudden neck muscle spasm associated with dizziness, nausea and even sometimes ringing in the ears. This can happen due to stiff neck muscles, improper posture, decreased fluid intake. Isometric neck exercises will help in increasing the flexibility of these muscles and will thus prevent such recurrences. Doing a hot compress in the area will also help.
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