How Cluster Headaches Differ From Other Headache Types

There are several different types of headaches which can affect a person. While some of these headaches can seem quite similar they are each unique. In order to properly treat a headache you must first know what type of headache it is. This is important because what works for one type of headache may not work for another. The three most common types of headache are migraine, tension and cluster. Continue reading How Cluster Headaches Differ From Other Headache Types

Symptoms Of Sleep Apnea And Diagnosis

As I wanted to add more information on certain cluster headache triggers, I had someone write two articles on ‘sleep apnea’. Annie has a site on sleep anxiety and she wrote an interesting article on the symptoms and diagnosis of sleep apnea. Continue reading Symptoms Of Sleep Apnea And Diagnosis

An Introduction to Cluster Headache Treatment

Cluster headaches cause some of the most debilitating pain of any health problem a person can suffer from. Not only is the pain excruciating but it can stretch on for hours without relief leaving the sufferer completely incapacitated until it subsides. Many sufferers of cluster headaches reach for things like aspirin and Tylenol in their desperation to ease the pain, but these prove to be ineffective. The sad truth is that there is no over-the-counter cluster headache treatment currently available. For most people only a prescription drug can effectively deal with their cluster headaches. Continue reading An Introduction to Cluster Headache Treatment

Cluster Headache Triggers – Learn What To Avoid So Your Cluster Headaches Might Stay Away

Every cluster headache sufferer will tell you that there are things that trigger a cluster headache attack in his or her active period. Those cluster headache triggers aren’t the same for everyone, but we can give you the more common triggers so you could learn to identify the things that start an attack with you. Continue reading Cluster Headache Triggers – Learn What To Avoid So Your Cluster Headaches Might Stay Away

What Are Cluster Headaches?

Many people out there have never before heard the term “cluster headaches“. And just as many others have heard the term cluster headaches but have no idea what a cluster headache actually is. Many people believe they are a headache that gathers in one part of the head or face. Others still believe it’s just an alternate term for migraines. However these are all misconceptions, cluster headaches are very different from other types of headaches. In this article we’ll cover what cluster headaches are and why they are different from an ordinary headache or migraines. Continue reading What Are Cluster Headaches?

Cluster Headache – Magnesium Supplements To Cure Your Pain

The Department of Neurology from the State University of New York has examined the possibility that patients with cluster headaches and low ionized magnesium levels may respond to an intravenous infusion of magnesium sulfate.  They tested 22 patients with cluster headaches through 38 infusions of magnesium sulfate. Continue reading Cluster Headache – Magnesium Supplements To Cure Your Pain

Cluster Headaches Are One of the Most Painful Conditions Known to Man

Cluster headaches are one of the most painful conditions known and their only saving grace is that they are fortunately quite rare. For example, although about one person in ten of the population suffers from migraine, only about one person in three hundred will experience a cluster headache. Continue reading Cluster Headaches Are One of the Most Painful Conditions Known to Man

Cluster Headache Symptoms: The Major Symptoms

Cluster headaches are often confused with migraine headaches, but these are two different maladies entirely. Make no mistake; migraines are terribly painful, and people who have them have a difficult cross to bear. But cluster headaches are, believe it or not, even worse. Only those who have actually experienced the horror of them actually know what it’s like. In this article, I’ll give an overview of cluster headache symptoms, for those who are living with them but don’t know what they’re called. Continue reading Cluster Headache Symptoms: The Major Symptoms

Cluster Headache Attacks Drive People To Extreme Measures

Cluster headaches are an extremely painful form of headache, and the victim usually suffers from them over and over during an extended period of time, which is where they get their name. Some victims are relatively “lucky”, and only suffer a small number of cluster headache attacks each year. But some victims have the chronic form of the condition, and they can suffer several of these excruciatingly painful attacks each and every day of their lives. And many of them are increasingly going to extreme measures to alleviate their suffering. In this article we’ll talk about the most controversial ones, which are the use of LSD hallucinogenic mushrooms. Continue reading Cluster Headache Attacks Drive People To Extreme Measures

Episodic Cluster Headaches

Cluster headaches are nothing like ordinary, run of the mill headaches, as anyone who has ever suffered one can tell you. They are far more painful than the regular variety. Believe it or not, they’re even worse than migraine headaches. The pain of a cluster headache is so intense that most people describe it as unbearable, and when one comes on there is no way for the person to function, unlike a low grade garden variety headache, which can usually be managed. Most people say a cluster headache feels like they’re being stabbed in the eye. Continue reading Episodic Cluster Headaches