cluster headache

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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.

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

clus·ter head·ache

, Horton syndrome
n. cefalalgia de Horton, dolor de cabeza producido por histaminas.
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Lisa is now speaking about her illness, dubbed the suicide headache for its intolerable symptoms, for the first time since her diagnosis five years ago.
They call it the suicide headache because the pain is so bad people take their own life.
We hear of people with so-called suicide headaches, which hurt so badly that sufferers consider killing themselves.