Advanced Headache Center

Chronic Headaches Treatment

What Are Chronic Headaches?
Most people have headaches from time to time. But if you have a headache more days than not, you may be experiencing chronic daily headaches. The incessant nature of chronic daily headaches makes them among the most disabling headaches.

The constant pain of chronic headaches can cause you to withdraw from everyday life. When you’re suffering most days during the month over several months, you can’t wait any longer. Seek the best chronic headache treatment from Dr. Amr Hosny at the Advanced Headache Center. With eight offices across Midtown Manhattan and northern New Jersey, you can find chronic headache treatment options near you. Stop the pain today. Call the Advanced Headache Center for a consultation.

Can My Headaches Become Chronic?
If your headaches strike more often than 15 days in a month, you’re probably suffering from chronic headaches. About 39 million Americans suffer from this form of headache. Women are three to five times more likely to suffer from chronic headaches than men, although there are other risk factors.

Getting the right diagnosis is the all-important first step toward the best chronic headache treatment. Since there are many headaches and they may have overlapping symptoms, you’re best served to consult with a headache specialist. At the Advanced Headache Center — conveniently located in New York City and across Bergen County, New Jersey. Harvard-trained and board-certified, he creates the best chronic headache treatment plans for your condition for fast and effective relief.

What Causes Chronic Headaches?
Most chronic headaches are considered primary headaches. These types of headaches don’t usually have any underlying cause. Secondary headaches — like spinal headaches, trigeminal neuralgia, post-concussion headaches, and thunderclap headaches — are just symptoms of a different medical problem.

Chronic headaches can start for several reasons. While your chronic headaches may be due to a medical problem like meningitis, the most common causes for chronic headaches include:

• Anxiety and stress
• Obesity
• Snoring
• Sleeping disorders, such as insomnia, restless sleep, or insufficient sleep
• Drinking too many caffeinated drinks or drinking them too close to bedtime
• A hereditary history of headaches
• Previous history of getting migraines