Resources

Use these resources to track your symptoms, advocate for effective treatments, and explain cluster headache to your loved ones, educators, and employers.

  • Reliable Sources of Information about Headache Disorders
    There is just enough awareness about cluster headache and other headache disorders to prompt volumes of bad information to spread all over the internet, bookstores, and mainstream media outlets. It seems as though everyone is out to make a quick buck off the suffering and desperation of hurting patients. You've likely run across dramatic claims of "cures" such as ear piercings, soaking your feet in hot water, drinking lemon juice and salt water, purple lemonade, or green smoothies. With so much information out there, how will you ever know what is accurate?
  • Tracking Your Symptoms
    Download this easy-to-use symptom tracker to record the frequency and severity of each attack.
  • Medication List Form
    Download this easy-to-use form to record and track your medication history.
  • Letter to Loved Ones
    Download this letter to explain cluster headache to your loved ones.
  • Letter to Employer
    Download this letter to explain cluster headache to your employer.
  • Letter to School Officials
    Download this letter to explain cluster headache to your child's school.
  • The KIP Scale
    Created by cluster headache patient, Bob Kipple, the KIP Scale was created specifically to describe the pain of a cluster headache attack.
  • Comparative Pain Scale
    Download this detailed pain scale that offer descriptions of functioning as well as pain intensity.

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