cluster headache


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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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Of the 25 patients enrolled 19 patients completed the study; 11 of whom had chronic cluster headache, and eight were classified as episodic.
The cause of cluster headaches, however, are very complex and not well understood.
A cluster headache is a trigeminal autonomic cephalalgia involving activation of the trigeminal-autonomic reflex, but its exact cause is still being debated.
Following the extraction, the patient did not experience another cluster headache episode until February 2011.
People with emphysema who smoke get oxygen treatment so I don't see why cluster headaches is different.
SUMAVEL DosePro should only be used where a clear diagnosis of migraine or cluster headache has been established.
Cluster headaches typically strike men in their late 20s and 30s.
Cluster headache -- A cluster headache begins with a sudden, severe (but not throbbing), one-sided pain felt around the eye.
NASDAQ: ZGNX) for SUMAVEL([R]) DosePro([R]) (sumatriptan injection), a prescription medicine given with a needle-free delivery system to treat adults who have been diagnosed with acute migraine or cluster headaches.
In addition to the migraine program, Lilly has initiated two Phase 3 trials with LY2951742 in patients suffering from cluster headache.
Cluster headache Builds up in seconds to an explosive pain, usually followed by more attacks.
He will oversee development and execution of all clinical research, including clinical trials of the ATI(TM) Neurostimulation System for cluster headache and migraine in Europe and the United States.