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.
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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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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.
C213, for the treatment of cluster headache, consists of the company's investigational proprietary formulation of zolmitriptan delivered utilizing its proprietary ADAM technology, which consists of titanium microneedles coated with drug, and is the same formulation as Qtrypta, for the acute treatment of migraine.
Healthcare company Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY) stated on Tuesday that it has received the approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Emgality (galcanezumab-gnlm) injection (300 mg) for the therapeutic treatment of episodic cluster headache in adults.
In a plenary session on May 7, 2019, Lilly will highlight Phase 3, eight-week findings for Emgality as an investigational preventive treatment for episodic cluster headache in adults.
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.
In all, 3,251 subjects participated in the questionnaire, and 2,193 respondents met criteria for the study; 1,604 had cluster headache, and 589 had probable cluster headache.
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.
Aspects on the pathophysiology of migraine and cluster headache. Pharmacol Toxicol 2000; 89:65-73.
LOS ANGELES -- Cluster headache, a severe, one-sided headache that occurs in cyclical patterns or clusters, is highly associated with smoking, but when it presents in people without any lifetime tobacco exposure, there are key differences--possibly because of a different underlying pathology.
Cluster headache (CH) is a primary headache, characterized by recurrent short-lasting attacks (15 to 180 minutes) of extremely severe unilateral periorbital pain together with ipsilateral autonomic signs (lacrimation, nasal congestion, ptosis, miosis, lid edema, and redness of the eye) [1].