frequent use of analgesics can actually make their headaches WORSE
Many headache sufferers don't realize that frequent use ofanalgesics can actually make their headaches WORSE.
As little as 1,000 mg/day of ASA or acetaminophen can lead torebound headaches. Headaches can also be worsened by frequent use ofergotamine...caffeine...opioids...butalbital...and sumatriptan.
Rebound headaches are usually persistent, low grade headaches.They're more common in the morning...after the analgesic has worn off.