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Welcome to Just Answer. I am an Adult Neurologist and was contacted to answer your question.
certainly from your description, a tension headache would be the most common
Could it be a brain tumor, yes, but very rare in comparison. by at least 1:10,000
brain tumors classically give you headaches that are worse as you lay down,, worse as you awaken from sleep
tension headaches can last for months
they are called CDH
chronic daily headache
but you should look for other causes
like sinus inflammation
do you have any sinus drainage?
is the pain worse when you tilt forward
tension headaches are stress related commonly
or from stimulants like caffeine
if you have blood pressure changes?
well there you go
that is the most common reason
so what are you taking?
ok, well not to worry ok?
try to lower your stress level
well you need to focus on relaxation therapy
using biofeedback techniques, to desensitize
find a psychologist to work with you, using CBT
no, no brain tumor, really
no visual loss nothing else
I would try to focus on behavioral treatment and see if you can cure this problem
there are medications like Pamelor (nortriptyline)
for constant daily headaches of this type
ask your doctor about a trial with pamelor if this doesn't go away
great. good luck to you
Dr Frank T
focus on stress reduction and you will get good results ok?
most tumors that cause headache are rapidly expanding
so you should have other deficits
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