The Cluster Headache : the most severe of all headaches!
Cluster headache is probably the worst pain that humans experience.
If you ask a cluster headache patient if they have had a worse experience, they will universally say they have not!
Women with cluster headache will tell you that an attack is worse than giving birth.
Therefore, you can imagine that these people give birth without anaesthesia one to eight times a day… sometimes more…
It’s just horrible …
Peter Goadsby, Professor of Clinical Neurology at the
University College London
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The Cluster Headache
The Cluster Headache is a relatively rare form of primary headache.
It manifests itself as extremely painful seizures, essentially periorbital (centred on and around the eye) on one side of the face, almost always the same.
We call it “suicidal headache“.
- Attack (pain) treatments
- Drug-based prophylactic treatments
- Non-drug prophylactic treatments
- New prophylactic treatments
- Invasive or surgical prophylactic treatments
- Transitional treatment
- Alternative treatments
- Treatments for which studies are being carried out
We will include on this site studies concerning existing treatments as well as those in clinical trials that we follow.
It should be noted that we only select double-blind studies versus placebo.
The partner, the parents, children, etc.
They are the forgotten ones of the disease.
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