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Any good ways to help relieve the pain from cluster headaches?

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Dr. Gary Kilgo
Neurology
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In brief: Pain relief

In the short term, oxygen therapy may help.
The best results I have seen in my patients comes when they begin taking verapamil on a daily basis until the episode of cluster migraine has resolved. Steroids may also be helpful but i try to avoid them if possible. If you have cluster, i hope you are seeking the advice of a neurologist. It is an incredibly painful and frustrating medical problem.

In brief: Pain relief

In the short term, oxygen therapy may help.
The best results I have seen in my patients comes when they begin taking verapamil on a daily basis until the episode of cluster migraine has resolved. Steroids may also be helpful but i try to avoid them if possible. If you have cluster, i hope you are seeking the advice of a neurologist. It is an incredibly painful and frustrating medical problem.
Dr. Gary Kilgo
Dr. Gary Kilgo
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