Two things need to be ruled out for your two weeks headache;
2) Giant cell arteritis.
Having said that, as a dentist you are prone to abnormal postures which can cause tension headache.
Following are the suggested treatment for chronic tension headache;
2) Mild massage
3) Correct posture of neck during working.
4) Relaxation technique like meditation.
5) Stretching exercises
6) Occipital blocks
7) Electrical stimulation
8) Therapeutic ultrasound
9) Hot/cold packs
Most headaches are caused by following:
Chronic daily headache
Chronic daily headache is not a type of headache but frequent headaches of various kinds. Most people with chronic daily headache have migraine or tension-type headache as the underlying type of headache. Tension headaches are the most common type of primary headache. So probably this would be the first to be considered in the differential diagnosis of your headache also. A tension headache is a headache caused by tense muscles in the face, neck, or scalp. These headaches give a feeling of tightness around the head. The neck muscles can also become sore and tight. Tension headaches can be caused by staying in one position for a long time, such as reading, playing video games or using a computer.
Migraine headaches are the second most common type of primary headache. Cluster headaches are a rare type primary headache.
There are other causes of headache also;
1) sinus headache.
2) Medication overuse headache
3) Post trauma headache; occur after injury or accident.
4) Secondary headache; brain tumor.
Usually a doctor's examination is sufficient to ascertain the cause of headache. But occasionally x-ray of the sinus and CT scan or MRI of the brain may be needed, especially if the headache is persisting for long is worsening and is accompanied by symptoms like vomiting, vision disturbances and imbalance. After the tension headaches commonest headache are migraine. Aura and vision disturbances are absent, many times in migraine.
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