cluster headache

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Synonyms for cluster headache

a painful recurring headache associated with the release of histamine from cells

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5% of patients using the device were pain free at 15 minutes after the onset of pain from cluster headache, with no use of rescue medication through the 30-minute treatment period, which was significantly greater than for placebo (6.
Dr Stephen Silberstein, Director of the Thomas Jefferson Headache Center in Philadelphia and former President of the American Headache Society, an author of the paper commented, "This is one of the largest studies of an acute treatment of cluster headache and provides some very encouraging results for patients, particularly those with episodic cluster, who make up 85 % of all cluster patients.
WASHINGTON--An implantable device that stimulates the sphenopalatine ganglion nerve bundle either reduced or eliminated pain in 68% of more than 5,000 cluster headaches, a 3-year study has determined.
Thirty minutes after taking his first sildenafil pill, he experienced a typical cluster headache attack characterized by right periorbital and right-sided stabbing pain accompanied by redness and tearing of the right eye and right naris congestion.
Cluster headache is a primary trigeminal-autonomic cephalalgia that exhibits circadian and circannual periodicity.
Sumavel DosePro, launched in January 2010, is for the acute treatment of migraine and cluster headache.
SUMAVEL DosePro is indicated for the acute treatment of migraine attacks, with or without aura, and the acute treatment of cluster headache episodes.
Primary headaches, which include migraine, tension-type headache and cluster headache, are benign; these headaches are usually recurrent and have no organic disease as their cause.
A sampling of topics includes brain edema management, treatment for cluster headache using Gamma Knife radiosurgery, arteriovenous malformation radiosurgery, and endocrine issues arising from surgery near the pituitary gland.
I wasn't satisfied with the diagnosis so I sought a second opinion from a neurologist who said the culprit was a cluster headache," he adds.
Subgroup analysis for episodic cluster headache revealed a statistically significant better response in the 10 mg group, whereas both doses were more effective than placebo for chronic headache.
The pain, says one cluster headache sufferer, is comparable to having a knife repeatedly thrust into the side of your head.
SUMMARY: This clinical report presents the evolution of a possible intraoral traumatic trigeminal autonomic cephalalgia simulating a probable cluster headache.