Chronic daily headache occurs when a child experiences headaches that last 4 or more hours a day every day or nearly every day. The child has at least 15 headaches days a month with no underlying medical condition. Daily headaches can come in different forms, including:

  • Transformed migraine
  • New daily persistent headaches
  • Hemicrania continua

Treatments include education about migraines and how to properly use pain medicine. Too much pain medicine can trigger headaches. Daily preventive medicines also may be prescribed.