An Honest Look at NDPH and Lyme

The game of let’s pretend started early. Back when I was first diagnosed with NDPH (8.5 years ago), my doctor was so lighthearted and optimistic that I walked out of his office thinking I was just a few pills away … Continue reading

What if your headache never went away?

Helping people in your life understand what you are experiencing with NDPH can be difficult and frustrating. Is there a way to help them truly empathize? A contributor to the site Empathize This came up with a comic strip about … Continue reading

Surgery for NDPH

Is surgery an option you are considering to treat your NDPH? Over the past year, there has been an in depth discussion going on here about a controversial surgery done by only one doctor in the world, Dr. Shevel in … Continue reading

What Do You Need?

A cure, I know. Over the years I have recieved many emails and comments from parents and spouses of people suffering from NDPH. The questions are almost always the same. They always contain the same desperation. How can I help … Continue reading

Closer to Fine

Last month, I hit the seven year mark with NDPH. I also reached my 40th Birthday. I didn’t really want to celebrate either of them. Do you blame me? ­čÖé I’m still being treated for Lyme (one year and four … Continue reading

Does Botox Work for New Daily Persistent Headache?

I’ve heard this same question asked consistently over the past seven years. The answer differs, depending on who you ask. Although I considered it, I never got around to trying it. I kept putting in off and trying other things … Continue reading

Physical Therapy for NDPH: A Success Story

I recently┬áreceived┬áa personal story from a reader about her struggle with New Daily Persistent Headache and the treatment she used to lead to a recovery. I’m sharing it here with the hope that it will help someone reduce, or even … Continue reading