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cluster headache

A recurring headache similar to migraine and characterized by severe pain in the eye or temple on one side of the head, watering of the eye, and a runny nose.
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clus′ter head`ache

a type of recurrent headache characterized by sudden attacks of intense pain on one side of the head.
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Noun1.cluster headache - a painful recurring headache associated with the release of histamine from cells
cephalalgia, head ache, headache - pain in the head caused by dilation of cerebral arteries or muscle contractions or a reaction to drugs
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clus·ter head·ache

, Horton syndrome
n. cefalalgia de Horton, dolor de cabeza producido por histaminas.
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Research published in journal Cephalalgia found sexual activity relieved the pain of migraines or cluster headaches, severe, one-sided recurring head pains, for up to a third of patients.
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Published in the journal Neurology, the study involved 2,912 people with primary headaches - headaches not due to another condition and include migraine and cluster headaches.
These are ones not caused by another condition and they include migraine and cluster headaches. Participants completed questionnaires about their headaches and any facial pain.
Also, over-the-counter painkillers such as paracetamol aren't effective for cluster headaches. Your doctor or a specialist will be able to discuss suitable treatment strategies with you, such as sumatriptan injections or oxygen therapy.
Cluster headaches are rare, and while anyone can potentially get them, the NHS says they're more common in men and tend to start when a person is in their 30s or 40s.
Common primary headaches include migraines, cluster headaches, and tension headaches.
Israel-based Teva Pharmaceutical Industries is halting an ongoing clinical development program of its humanised monoclonal antibody fremanezumab in cluster headaches due to futility, it was reported yesterday.
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries provided an update that the company is discontinuing the clinical development program for use of fremanezumab in cluster headaches. A pre-specified futility analysis of a Phase III study in episodic cluster headache revealed that the study's primary endpoint of mean change from baseline in the weekly average number of cluster headache attacks during the 4-week treatment period is unlikely to be met.
Georgia Furnival, who manages the recently opened Hays Travel in Macclesfield, has nominated Ouch UK as the store's chosen charity partner for 2019 in gratitude for supporting her mum, Deborah, through a 26-year battle with excruciating cluster headaches.
Cluster headaches occur on a daily basis at the same time each day, typically for about six to 12 weeks, followed by a period of remission.
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