Location and symptoms

Pain is all over head, diffuse and dull, every day. There may be additional migraine attacks. Usually occurs in 30s and 40s. General feeling of being unwell. Types of CDH are Transformed Migraine, New Persistent Daily Headache and Hemicrania Continua.

Precipitating factors

Daily recurrence can be the result of associated anxiety and depression, or may be associated with overuse of medication.


Relaxation therapy, psychological counselling, amitriptyline, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.