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Name Cluster Headaches
Related to/Also known as

Migrainous Neuralgia

see also Migraine

Symptoms Cluster Headache is an excruciating pain that affects one side of the head. Each attack develops suddenly, usually without any warning. Attacks last from 15 minutes to 3 hours and usually occur in clusters - several attacks over a few weeks or months and then they stop for a while.
Types
  • Episodic (ECH)
  • Chronic (CCH)
Useful national contacts

OUCH (UK)
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Helpline 01646 651979


Cluster headaches - Clinical trials (NHS Choices)
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Online resources Cluster headaches (NHS Choices)
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Cluster headache (Migraine Trust)
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Cluster Headaches (Brain & Spine Foundation)
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Cluster Headaches (Patient.info)
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Cochrane Evidence: Normal pressure oxygen therapy and hyperbaric oxygen therapy for migraine and cluster headaches
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News and events
Our resources

Cluster Headaches: Treatment and Relief for Cluster, Cluster Migraine, and Recurring Eye-Stab Pain The library at The Brain Charity has a range of reference resources on this condition and on a wide range of disability-related issues.

Visit our library to read Cluster Headaches: Treatment and Relief for Cluster, Cluster Migraine, and Recurring Eye-Stab Pain by Michael Goldstein. Or have a Link opens in new window look in your local library for this book.
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