Are you one of those people who suffer from severe headache on a daily basis? When a  person experiences headache pain at least 15 days or more in a month then you may be classified under the Chronic Daily Headache (CDH) category. Some people may even experience these headaches for a period of six months or longer. 

In some cases, Chronic Daily Headache may be associated with the following:

  • History of Migraine

  • Previous Head Injury

  • Previous Trauma

  • Medication overdose

  • Obesity

  • Stressful Life Events

Common signs of Chronic Daily Headache:

  • Pain on both side of the head

  • Tightening or Pressing pain

  • Throbbing pain 

Chronic Daily Headaches can interfere with your job, your relationships and your quality of life. Here are suggestions to help you cope with the challenges.

  • Take control- Commit yourself to living a full, satisfying life. Work with your doctor to develop a treatment plan that works for you. Take good care of yourself. Do thing...

Our arteries carry oxygenated blood from the heart to the brain while the veins carries blood with less oxygen away from the brain and back to the heart. A brain arteriovenous malformation (AVM) is a tangle of abnormal blood vessels connecting arteries and veins in the brain. It may develop anywhere in your body but occurs most often in the brain or spine and may begin at any age but usually emerge between ages 10 and 40.  Brain AVM is rare; Based on studies, it occurs in less than 1% of the general population. AVMs are more common in males than in females.

A brain arteriovenous malformation may not cause any signs or symptoms until the AVM ruptures, resulting in bleeding in the brain (hemorrhage). In about half of all brain AVMs, hemorrhage is the first sign. Common symptoms may vary depending on where the AVM is located:

  • 50% of patients with an AVM have an intracranial hemorrhage.

  • 25% have focal or generalized seizures.

  • 50% suffer from headache due to...

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