Protecting the Rights of Vaccine Injury Victims

NDPH, abbreviated for new daily persistent headache, is a primary headache disorder with potential for highly debilitating effects, generally developing in individuals with minimal to no chronic headache history. It is estimated to affect between 0.03% and 0.1% of the population. NDPH may affect individuals from any age range but is more common in children and adolescents.

Those who suffer from NDPH may experience:

  • Mild to severe head pain

  • Sudden start to continual, chronic headaches with a usually memorable onset.

  • Migraine-like symptoms such as pulsating, nausea, and vomiting

  • Photophobia and phonophobia, respectively being a high sensitivity to light and sound

  • Blurred vision

  • Lethargy

  • Vertigo

  • Sleep disturbances

  • Light headedness

  • Mood disorders such as severe anxiety and depression

  • Sensory disturbances such as numbness or tingling

Legal remedies exist for those who have developed NDPH due to vaccination. With over 10 years of history in helping Americans file claims with the Vaccine Injury Compensation program, The Greenwood Law Firm can help you explore your options facing any harm this may have caused you or your loved ones.

What is NDPH?

NDPH is a primary headache disorder associated with persistent headaches that continue and reoccur frequently, usually happening multiple times per week, and oftentimes happening daily. NDPH is a highly incapacitating condition due to its severe effects on quality of life and residual effects on mental conditions, sometimes leading to psychiatric disorders and other complications. Although NDPH is rare, the many harms associated with it make it a very burdensome and enervating disorder.

Treatment for NDPH

Although NDPH is especially treatment refractory, options for treatment may include but are not limited to:

  • Ketamine infusion

  • Onabotulinum toxin type A

  • Intravenous (IV) lidocaine

  • IV methylprednisolone

  • Sympathetic nerve blocks

Still, even with aggressive treatment, it may persist and prove all the above strategies ineffective in certain cases. Due to the difficulty of treatment, NDPH patients are at particularly higher risk of overusing medication.

Can a Flu Shot Cause NDPH?

NDPH is a poorly understood disorder, and information regarding its pathogenesis is very limited.

However, although studies regarding the flu shot in particular have not conclusively been held, comprehensive studies have found that precipitating factors which may cause NDPH include vaccination for papilloma virus. If you have been vaccinated and feel any of the symptoms above, please contact The Greenwood Law Firm to evaluate your grounds for a claim through a free consultation with our legal team.

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