Hi there and thanks so much for your question. Please free to post in any other forums at medhelp such as for migraines.
Chronic Migraine Sufferers Sicker, Poorer and More Depressed Than Episodic Migraine Sufferers
Feb. 18, 2010 — Chronic migraine sufferers tend to be in poorer general health, less well off, and more depressed than those with episodic migraine, reveals research published ahead of print in the Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery and Psychiatry.
I also would like to suggest you the following blog post at Harvard.edu:
Living with chronic headache: a personal migraine story (Exercise and DIets helps!
However exercise can trigger migraines as well, so you need to see if when you exercise the symptoms get better or worse, here is another article you should look at:
According to Webmd feature:
When it comes to exercise and migraines, you've got two sides of a coin, says Lawrence Newman, MD, director of the Headache Institute at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center in New York. Exercise can be an effective preventive measure against migraines in some people, he says, but in others, it can actually cause them. "We think migraine sufferers have a heightened neurological system," says Newman.
As you say chronic daily headaches are extremely uncomfortable. I am not a neurologist but I have been researching brain functioning and movement. I would propose the following: Once that you feel ok, try to move in different ways. Why? You want a better connectivity between different brain areas improving communication and brain plasticity. When you move with complex movements you are not only forcing the brain to interact in different regions but also different neurotrasnmitters will be released especially, dopamine, serotoning or noripeniphrine.
I will suggest the follwing 3 minute routine I prepared for Oprah Magazine:
After that practice a three minute meditation following Sharon Salzberg: