Chronic Headache Disorder

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What is Chronic Headache Disorder?

Chronic headache, or chronic daily headache (CDH), is classified as experiencing fifteen or more days with a headache per month.

What is it like to have Chronic Headache Disorder?

Common symptoms How bad it is What people are taking for it
Clonazepam, Alprazolam, Lorazepam
Hydrocodone-Acetaminophen, Tramadol, Ibuprofen
Trazodone, Amitriptyline, Zolpidem
Amphetamine-Dextroamphetamine, Modafinil, Vitamin B12 Injection
Fluoxetine, Bupropion, Duloxetine

What do patients take to treat Chronic Headache Disorder and its symptoms?


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Who has Chronic Headache Disorder on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 311 patients have this condition
  • 2 new patients joined this month
  • 86 say Chronic Headache Disorder is their primary condition

Age Proportion # of patients
<20 11
20s 48
30s 70
40s 88
50s 56
60s 19
70+ 4


Distribution of females vs. males

84% Females
16% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 68
20-29 years 46
30-39 years 40
40-49 years 21
50-59 years 6
60-69 years 2
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 154
Not Diagnosed 62

These charts show data from Chronic Headache Disorder patients who have completed their condition history
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