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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A twelve-month open-label study in the March issue of the journal Neurology, reports that electroCore's non-invasive Vagus Nerve stimulation (nVNS) device, gammaCore, is practical and effective as an acute and preventative treatment in cluster headache.
For reasons that are unclear, greater occipital nerve blocks seem to work well, giving some patients up to 13 days free of cluster headaches, even when their pain (like that of most cluster patients) is not located in the occipital area.
View a graphic describing the symptoms and characteristics of cluster headache.
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.
The company's initial product, the Pulsante microstimulator, is CE marked in Europe for the treatment of cluster headache.
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.
The pain did not subside, and in May 2006 he was referred to a neurologist, who diagnosed him with cluster headache.
c] A cluster headache is where pain is felt on one or both sides of the head in attacks that can last between 15 minutes to three hours several times a day.
SUMAVEL DosePro is indicated for the acute treatment of migraine attacks, with or without aura, and the acute treatment of cluster headache episodes.
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.
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.
lmitrex Injection (sumatriptan succinate injection) is used for the acute treatment of migraine attacks with or without aura, and the acute treatment of cluster headache episodes.
3 They took positron emission tomography (PET) images of the brains of their subjects while the subjects were having a cluster headache attack.