Coping Strategies

Feeling overwhelmed? Wondering how you can possibly enjoy life with cluster headache? Explore these tips from some of our most experienced members.

  • Using Energy Drinks

    July 19, 2013 Tammy Rome, LPC

    Many clusterheadache patients have heard that drinking energy drinks can abort an attack just about as well as oxygen. Most of us have discovered that they also stop those nasty shadows we all experience that most doctors still refuse to acknowledge are part of the cluster headache symptomology.

  • Exercise and Cluster Headache: Getting Started

    March 19, 2017 Charles Mahoney

    Having Cluster Headache (especially in a bad-cycle) can beat anyone down. It can leave you exhausted and weak. Over a period of time, a bad cluster headache cycle can leave you weakened and exhausted. Having had pneumonia twice, the experience is very similar. Loss of strength and endurance (wind) is common. To combat ...

  • Exercise and Cluster Headache: Make a Plan

    March 19, 2017 Charles Mahoney

    Please have a pen and notebook ready before you begin to read. Then follow the instructions. A man walks into a bar and issue a challenge another, “I bet that I can beat you in a foot race”.  Now, the person he was talking to at the bar wasn’t just some person off the street who never ran ...

  • Exercise and Cluster Headache – Stretching

    March 19, 2017 Charles Mahoney

    Did you take good notes in Getting Started? Remember to check with your doctor before starting or changing an exercise routine. Also, don’t get your fitness advice from a friend or relative unless you are certain they know what they are talking about. Just because someone is physically fit and exercises frequently doesn’t mean they ...