Posted by: borntowin | 2009/03/04

Headache that lasted for a month and mor

Dear Doc,
I would like to know if some one cacn suffer from head ache for this long and why.
In 2005 I can remember having tension etc head ache that lasted for 3 months but without fever.
The only thing I remember was that prior to that I had gone through serious depression because of family issues and did not sleep for nights on end. No medication could help until it disappeared on its own.

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Dear Borntowin,

One can certainly suffer from headaches for three months – many headache sufferers have daily headaches for many years. Stress can certainly trigger off a headache, but usually it doesn’t go away like yours did, so you are one of the lucky ones.

Headache sufferers often have a poor Quality of Life due to the constant pain and associated symptoms. For a free assessment of how your headaches are affecting your Quality of Life, click on

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