Learning More About New Daily Persistent Headache: A Conversation with Alan Kaplan from NDPHaware.org
A variety of medications are used to treat NDPH, including triptans, CGRP blockers, anticonvulsants, antidepressants, and more.
There has been a flurry of interest in psychedelics recently, but most of the conversation has been surrounding mental health. Researchers and experts discuss guided experiences and integration of those experiences often, however, these professionals are ignoring the very real benefit of these medicines in treatment of physical diseases.
Other treatments like physical therapy, acupuncture, nutritional supplements, biofeedback, mind-body approaches, and scrambler therapy are also used.
There are several procedures used to treat NDPH, including nerve blocks, Botox injections, facet blocks, nerve decompression, and nerve stimulator surgery.
Doctors & Headache Centers
When you’re dealing with a rare condition like NDPH, it can be difficult to find doctors or health care providers who are familiar with symptoms and treatment options. Here’s a list of doctors and U.S. headache centers that have experience treating NDPH:
New treatment options and causes of NDPH are continually being explored through research. Click here to learn more about published articles on NDPH treatments that have worked.
Check out the journey’s of some other NDPH warriors
Phenotype of new daily persistent headache: subtypes and comparison to transformed chronic daily headache
It is unknown whether new daily persistent headache (NDPH) is a single disorder or heterogenous group of disorders, and whether it is a unique disorder from chronic migraine and chronic tension-type headache.
Brain structure and cortical activity changes of new daily persistent headache: multimodal evidence from MEG/sMRI
New daily persistent headache (NDPH) is a rare but debilitating primary headache disorder that poses a significant burden on individuals and society. Despite its clinical importance, the underlying pathophysiological mechanisms of NDPH remain unclear.
Comparison of continuous headache features in youth with migraine, new daily persistent headache, and persistent post-traumatic headache
To compare clinical features in youth with continuous headache with migraine, persistent post-traumatic headache (PPTH), and new daily persistent headache (NDPH) to determine if they are similar, contrary to their distinction in the International Classification of...
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