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Learn about the many types of headaches, such as Common or Classic Migraine, Tension-Type, Cluster, Medication Overuse, Sinus, Post-Traumatic, Rare... More info »

Chronic Daily Headache

Chronic daily headache is an umbrella term that 
includes 4 primary headache entities. It occurs more than 15 days per month, and one or more of these
entities are likely to affect at least 4-5% of the general population... More info »

Women & Headaches

Throughout adults, the incidence of migraine in women becomes two or three times that of men. Migraine may be affected by menstrual cycles, pregnancy, oral contraceptives, menopause and hormone replacement therapy... More info »

Children & Seniors

Headaches in Children: The National Headache survey found that 25 out of 1000 children between the ages of 6 and 17 report having frequent or severe headaches... More info »

Adolescence & Headache: Adolescents experience multiple biological, social, psychological, and educational changes simultaneously. The addition of illness... More info »

Headaches and People Over 50: For many people, as we get older (and better) our headaches may improve too. Migraine headaches often become less severe... More info »

Migraine or Tension-Type Headaches

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The opioids (narcotics) cause progression of the illness (Chronic Daily Headache), not termination, and will actually make the individual much worse over time. It is easier and quicker to give the patient a pain killer than to "get into the trench" and try solve the problem. Patients with chronic daily headache require time, diligence, and frequent access from their physician.

Interview: Dr. Joel Saper, MHNI
-from the book Chronic Daily Headache

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The book Chronic Daily Headache features
an article reviewed by a Headache Neurologist
entitled "Why Some Headache Patients do
not Improve"!