If we search for any symptoms; and read forums, all symptoms mimic like our own.
A normal CT scan eliminates anything serious associated with headache.
There are two common cause of headache; tension headache and migraine.
If you have not got your eyes examined by an eye specialist, please get it done.
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.
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
After the tension headaches commonest headache are migraine. Aura and vision disturbances are absent, many times in migraine. Please read the symptoms of the migraine in this resource;
There are two types of medications used for the treatment of migraine;
1) To abort the attack
2) To prevent the headache
Valproic acid, gabapentin
Calcium channel blockers
Beta-blockers, tricyclic antidepressants
There are dietary triggers known which should be avoided. Common triggers are
b) aged cheeses and meats,
c) wine and beer
d) citrus fruits.
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