A Pain a Day

I have had a headache every day for the last week or so. This achy, sinusy feeling, and throbbing on the left side of my head feels like a grade 2 migraine headache. It's only progressed to a full-fledged migraine twice in 8 days, and I've only taken a triptan twice. I am wary of taking pain medication for it because I don't want my chronic daily headache to rear its ugly head again in the same way it used to. This is how it used to feel, minus the sinusy aspects.

Sinus headache or migraine?

Had I not learned that the vast majority of "sinus headaches" are really undiagnosed migraine headaches, I'd think I was suffering from a sinus headache in part. I also feel the way I do the night before I get my period, that particular brand of migraine I endure right before the onset.

I feel tired and helpless

It has been around 100 degrees out every day for the last several days here, and maybe that has something to do with this. I don't know. I just feel tired and helpless since I feel I can't take my medication due to fear of a rebound headache.

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