Reader’s Mail: Daily Persistent Headache Creates Challenges, but Treatment Options Exist

Q. My wife is suffering from a headache that has lasted for four years. She’s tried dozens of different medications, none of which give her any relief. At first, her doctors suspected she had migraine, but they eventually determined that wasn’t the case. Then they said it was a “dead nerve” and gave her an injection, which did not change anything. If medical practitioners suspect a nerve issue is involved, could they do a nerve block to see if they are correct? Continue Reading

New Daily Persistent Headache

New daily persistent headache (NDPH) can best be described as the rapid development (over less than 3 days) of an unrelenting headache. Most sufferers can recall the exact day the headache started and have experienced daily headache since that time. Continue Reading