12 doctors weighed in:
What causes cluster headaches?
12 doctors weighed in

Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
Neurology
5 doctors agree
In brief: Unknown
No one really knows the cause but it is much more common in men where most heaches have a female proponderance the typical patient is a tall thin man who smokes!

In brief: Unknown
No one really knows the cause but it is much more common in men where most heaches have a female proponderance the typical patient is a tall thin man who smokes!
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
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Dr. Thomas Byrnes
Sometimes the pain of a cluster headache is located at a point of bevel change in the sutures of the cranium which is a fulcrum for the ever so slight expansion/contraction movements that occur. that is often in conjunction with an artery that travels with the inner table of the bone and crosses the suter at that point. cranialacademy.com has a doctor finder function for a licensed provider near
Dr. Thomas Byrnes
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Get it checked
Have you had any head trauma? Have you had a ct scan? Noninvasive osteopathic cranial treatments are the safest approach to the mechanical aspects of headache syndromes.
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In brief: Get it checked
Have you had any head trauma? Have you had a ct scan? Noninvasive osteopathic cranial treatments are the safest approach to the mechanical aspects of headache syndromes.
Cranialacademy.Org has a doctor finder function.
Dr. Thomas Byrnes
Dr. Thomas Byrnes
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Dr. Jerome Lisk
Neurology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Cluster Headache
The cause of Cluster Headache is unknown.
The trigeminal-autonomic reflex pathway in the brainstem is activated. The trigeminal nerve is the chief sensory nerve of the face. The trigeminal nerve also stimulates parasympathetic autonomic system, which causes the eye tearing and redness, nasal congestion and discharge with cluster attacks.Cluster headaches appear to be generated by the hypothalamus.

In brief: Cluster Headache
The cause of Cluster Headache is unknown.
The trigeminal-autonomic reflex pathway in the brainstem is activated. The trigeminal nerve is the chief sensory nerve of the face. The trigeminal nerve also stimulates parasympathetic autonomic system, which causes the eye tearing and redness, nasal congestion and discharge with cluster attacks.Cluster headaches appear to be generated by the hypothalamus.
Dr. Jerome Lisk
Dr. Jerome Lisk
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