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Cluster Migraine Headache
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Also called cephalalgia, is pain anywhere in the region of the head or neck, & can be a symptom of a number of conditions affecting those areas. It originates from pain-sensitive structures such as cranium, muscles, nerves, vessels, subcutaneous tissues, eyes, ears, sinuses & mucous membranes. It is non-specific symptom & can be primary such as tension ha, or secondary ...Read more
Good question: The honest answer is that we don't fully know, although they are both due to inflation of the lining of the brain. One, cluster headaches, occurs only behind the eye in a region called the cavernous sinus. In migraine, inflammation occurs throughout the lining of the brain. Clusters always occur in one side and cause tearing and redness of the eye. Clusters occur mainly in middle age men. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a headache from last 3 years. Took migraine and cluster headache medicine for it but in vain. Its there the whole day. Tests are clear?
Exercise, magnesium: Daily headaches are usually due to chronic migraines. The best & safest treatment is botox. It is also the only fda-approved treatment. Take magnesium, feverfew, & coq10, exercise regularly, avoid sugar & caffeine, get enough sleep. For pain try migralex. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Migraine: Lay down, quiet dark room, call your doctor if no relief after taking your meds. ...Read more
I can't tell if i get migraines or clusters. The headaches arelike clusters, but with the length, light sensitivity and nauseaof a migraine. What should I do?
Migraines: Cluster headaches are most common in males in their third and fourth decades. They are characterized by repetitive headaches of excruciating intensity. They can occur over 50 times a day. They disrupt a mans life to the degree that it often leads to suicide. A 16 year old female with your symptoms very likely has migraines. Migraines are controllable get specialist care to get correct treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it possible to provoke a cluster headache or migraine in a clinical setting to get an accurate dx in a patient? a desperate patient. and treat it
Headache: Headache, particularly cluster and migraine, can be difficult to treat. It would also be difficult to provoke a headache due to the (sometimes) unpredictable nature of this illness. What may be more helpful is a headache journal, where you can log what triggers (if any) are causing your headache and then review that with your doctor. Best of health to you! ...Read more
Both are migraines: The difference is the symptoms and frequency of headaches. Migraine is typically a throbbing pain that involves the whole head. A cluster headache is a one sided stabbing headache that comes in spurts, maybe for days or weeks at a time then disappears for a while. The pain is very severe, and is accompanied by nasal congestion, tearing, and eye pain. Both can be treated using triptan therapy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A head pain which is usually recurrent, and often in variable locations and severity, associated with few or all the following symptoms; fear of light, fear of sound, nausea, vomiting, bright or dark spots floating in front of eyes, tingling and numbness of one side of face or body. All ...Read more
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