Peer-reviewed medical journal articles on cluster headache and related conditions.
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- Although rare, there are reports of painless cluster attacks or painful attacks without the autonomic symptoms characteristic of cluster headache.
- Any discussion of cluster headache eventually includes treating cluster headache with psychedelics as an alternative to medical treatment.
- Researchers from Italy wanted to understand why patients chose to treat cluster headache with illegal drugs instead of prescribed treatments.
- There haven’t been enough peer-reviewed, double-blind, placebo-controlled, dose-controlled clinical trials to substantiate the use of CBD or THC-containing products to accurately state their benefit for cluster headache or any other headache disorder.
- Maryland Representative Champions Home Oxygen Use for Cluster Headache
- Cluster headache is a trigeminal autonomic cephalalgia characterised by extremely painful, strictly unilateral, short-lasting headache attacks accompanied by ipsilateral autonomic symptoms or the sense of restlessness and agitation, or both.
- Compared to peripheral pain, trigeminal pain elicits higher levels of fear, which is assumed to enhance the interruptive effects of pain on concomitant cognitive processes. In this fMRI study we examined the behavioral and neural effects of trigeminal (forehead) and peripheral (hand) pain on visual processing and memory encoding.
- A recent study, using laboratory mice, discovered a physical link within the brain that may explain why headaches are more severe than pain we experience in other parts of the body. Pain perception involves both the physical sensation of pain and the emotional response to that pain. There are physical structures within the brain that ...
- The burden of cluster headache is associated with significant co-morbidity, including substance use disorders and suicidal ideation, and treatment patterns indicating low use of recognized cluster headache treatments.
- AHS provides education and training to physicians, health professionals and the public about headache and encourages scientific research worldwide about the causes and treatment of headache and related problems.