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Why do cluster headache sufferers get short of breath?
5 doctors weighed in

Dr. Philip Rosenblum
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: It's not common
I haven't seen shortness of breath as a common complaint among my cluster patients.
It should be evaluated as a separate symptom.

In brief: It's not common
I haven't seen shortness of breath as a common complaint among my cluster patients.
It should be evaluated as a separate symptom.
Dr. Philip Rosenblum
Dr. Philip Rosenblum
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Dr. Brijesh Chandwani
Pain Management
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Not usually
Cluster headaches doesn't usually cause shortness of breath.
You may want to consult your pcp or a pulmonologist so you aren't missing something.

In brief: Not usually
Cluster headaches doesn't usually cause shortness of breath.
You may want to consult your pcp or a pulmonologist so you aren't missing something.
Dr. Brijesh Chandwani
Dr. Brijesh Chandwani
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Dr. Joseph Bouvier
Pediatrics
In brief: See below
The person with the cluster headache may be breathing faster due to the severe pain but should not be short of breath.

In brief: See below
The person with the cluster headache may be breathing faster due to the severe pain but should not be short of breath.
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
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