NEW DAILY PERSISTENT HEADACHE
Daily Headaches – I’m writing about this on April 30th, 2023, because I have had a constant headache since late October or the first week in November 2022, and there is no end in sight!
It is not a series of headaches. Instead, it is one long, unending headache.
It recedes in intensity when I am sitting, standing, or walking. Boom! It then flares to high-level pain when I bend downward (like to put on shoes). It reaches a peak when I cough or sneeze and feels like it will “blow the top of my head off!”
Is It a Migraine?
Healthcare providers and others keep referring to it as a migraine. My mother suffered from migraines that lasted 2 or 3 days. She was super sensitive to light and sound, and she experienced nausea and other typical symptoms. I have none of that and have lived a long life without being prone to any kind of headaches.
Consequently, I don’t think a diagnosis of “migraine headache” is accurate, but it was a starting place when I began researching the topic. Below is a quote that enabled me to find a new way to understand what is happening. Perhaps, it will help you or someone you know who is having a similar experience. Continue Reading →