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cluster headache

[′kləs·tər ‚hed‚āk]
(medicine)
A type of migraine that is characterized by severe unilateral pain in the eye or temple and tends to recur in a series of attacks.
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Although tension-type headaches and cluster headaches sometimes are induced by factors characteristics of migraine triggers and often produce severe pain, symptoms determine the classifications.
SUMAVEL DosePro (sumatriptan injection) is indicated for the acute treatment of migraine attacks, with or without aura, and the acute treatment of cluster headache episodes.
In addition to the migraine program, Lilly has initiated two Phase 3 trials with LY2951742 in patients suffering from cluster headache.
Cluster headache is a condition that affects approximately the same number of people as multiple sclerosis, and is considered by experts to be one of the most painful medical conditions known to medicine.
During an 8-month period, the investigators enrolled 43 adults with frequent daily cluster headaches, including 28 with episodic and 15 with chronic cluster headache.
The problem is that cluster headaches occur for short durations and by the time the medicine works on the body, the pain has already disappeared.
The charity Ouch UK - Organisation for Understanding of Cluster Headaches - is also appealing for donations to help research into the condition for which there is currently no cure.
Q I've been suffering from cluster headaches for the past three years.
Fusco at the University of Florence, Italy, involved 23 men and six women suffering from cluster headaches.
ATI), the developer of a novel miniaturized implantable system for severe headaches, today announced positive preliminary findings from a study evaluating the safety and efficacy of the company's investigational neurostimulation system for the treatment of cluster headache.
Michael Marmura, assistant professor of Neurology at Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, revealed that about half of a group of patients with cluster headaches was found to experience cutaneous allodynia during a study.