People ask me all the time what NDPH is and I try to tell them in a sentence or less. It doesn’t really clarify it for them. I seem to sugar coat things and downplay the reality of it as much as possible. I can’t stand hearing the phrase “oh, you poor thing.” Drives me crazy, really. Yet, it is important for family and close friends to fully understand what we are going though if they are going to be supportive in this struggle.
The following video explains exactly what New Daily Persistent Headache is and how it impacts a persons life. The woman in the video finds a drug combo that works for her (after two years), but they do go on to say that some people suffer for decades with little relief.