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Tension at the base of the skull as a common cause of headache

Prevalence and importance of skull base congestion as a cause of headache

A jammed skull base is one of the most common causes of headaches. It often causes tension and tension in the head area, which in turn is reflected as a headache. In this article, we discuss the meaning of skull base jam, its symptoms, causes, treatment methods and prevention tips.

Symptoms caused by skull base congestion

The skull base is part of the skull bone and is located at the back of the head. When the muscles of the skull base become stuck or tight, this can cause pain and discomfort. Jams in the base of the skull can cause muscle tension and tightening in the head area, which in turn can lead to a tension headache.

Causes of skull base congestion

There are several causes of a skull base jam. One of the most common causes is stress and tension. In addition, sitting work and poor ergonomics can also predispose the skull base to jams. Injuries such as a sprained neck or a blow to the head can also lead to a jammed skull base.

Treatments for skull base congestion

Effective treatment methods for skull base jam are, for example, self-massage, physiotherapy, relaxation exercises and exercise. In addition to the options below, the Atlas Care neck stretcher from JVT Wellness offers an effective and convenient solution for relieving tension in the area of ​​the base of the skull. The Atlas Care neck stretcher is specially designed to relieve tension in the neck and the base of the skull and to ease the feeling of pressure in the head area caused by neck stiffness. With Atlas Care, you can stretch your skull base muscles effortlessly at home in your own time.

The importance of prevention in managing skull base congestion

Prevention is an important part of skull base jam management. Good ergonomics at work and at home help to reduce excessive load on the base of the skull. Taking breaks while sitting and adding exercise to your daily routine will help keep your muscles active and thus reduce the occurrence of jams.


In summary, it can be stated that cranial base jam is a common cause of headache. Stress, poor ergonomics, injuries, and overloading of the muscles in the neck and head area are common causes of a stuck skull base. Prevention with good ergonomics, breaks and stress management is important to avoid jams. The Atlas Care neck stretcher from JVT Wellness is an excellent tool for relieving tension and preventing tension.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ):

  1. What causes skull base jam?
    Stress, poor ergonomics, injuries and muscle overload can be the causes of a jammed skull base. Especially people who do a lot of computer work or other office work are prone to jams in the base of the skull.
  2. Is a jammed skull base dangerous?
    A frozen skull is not dangerous in itself, but it can cause discomfort and headaches. If the symptoms are strong or long-lasting, you should seek a doctor's assessment. You can also use JVT Wellness's Atlas Care rehabilitation device at home, which is specially designed to relieve tension in the neck and skull base.
  3. How often should self-massage be performed?
    Self-massage can be done daily or whenever needed. The most important thing is to listen to your own body and give it the necessary care. The Atlas Care device offers a convenient and effective way to do self-massage at home.
  4. Can exercise help in the treatment of skull base jam?
    Yes, regular exercise helps maintain good blood circulation and muscle function throughout the body, including the base of the skull. Strengthening the neck and shoulder muscles in particular can be beneficial. By using the Atlas Care device, you can also ease the occurrence of jams and treat jams that have already occurred.
  5. How do I know if I have a blocked skull base?
    If you have frequent headaches, tension in the neck and shoulders, and difficulty moving your head freely, you may be suffering from cranial congestion. In this case, you should contact a healthcare professional who can provide a more detailed assessment of your situation. At the same time, you can take advantage of the Atlas Care device, which helps relieve overall tension in the head and neck area and improve your well-being.
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