That is such a broad statement. Doesn't that depend on the person? Normally, I have a headache. It's always there, I simply push it to the back so I don't notice it so much. If someone asked me if I had a headache, I'd probably say "no", but if I thought about it...I really do have a headache...it's there, I just refuse to acknowledge it. So is that a 2 or perhaps a 3 for me?
Then I will have the nagging headache...the one that just sits there, and makes it's self known, but I can still function...some what. Is that a 5 or a 6? maybe?
Then there are the OMG my whole body hurts, I can't stand the light, I'm screaming, and starting to throw up...so is that a 9? I'm sure for some my 7 or 8 would be a 10. But I would probably have to pass out from the pain before I would go to the ER for a headache. I keep thinking...I'll just take this (what ever med I'm on at the time) and it will be better soon. Or I will take enough to knock me out...yeah...that will work.
Today I decided to play with a photo I took of myself when I was in a very interesting mood.
This is the progression of my headaches:
|A bit more than the usual every day headache, but it's there a lot of the time.|
|Now the blinding shearing pain!|