Cluster Headache

Tobacco Exposure Influences Cluster Headache Presentation

Tobacco Exposure Influences Cluster Headache Presentation

The United States Cluster Headache Survey assessed tobacco exposure in individuals with cluster headaches.

Overlapping Headache and Sleep Disorders: Which Comes First and How to Treat?

Overlapping Headache and Sleep Disorders: Which Comes First and How to Treat?

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Clinicians discuss the clinical implications of headache and comorbid sleep disturbances.

Sphenopalatine Ganglion Stimulation for Refractory Cluster Headache

Sphenopalatine Ganglion Stimulation for Refractory Cluster Headache

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Emerging evidence suggests that sphenopalatine ganglion stimulation may be an effective treatment for refractory cluster headache.

Episodic Cluster Headache: Noninvasive Vagus Nerve Stimulation Leads to Pain Relief

Episodic Cluster Headache: Noninvasive Vagus Nerve Stimulation Leads to Pain Relief

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In episodic cluster headaches, acute noninvasive vagus nerve stimulation led to significantly higher rates of participants without pain.

Expert's Insights Into Coverage Gap for Cluster Headache Oxygen Therapy

Expert's Insights Into Coverage Gap for Cluster Headache Oxygen Therapy

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A recently published article exposes a gaping hole in the access to an effective first-line therapy for a portion of patients with cluster headache in the United States.

An Overview of Current Cluster Headache Treatment Options

An Overview of Current Cluster Headache Treatment Options

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Cluster headaches are considered the most severe headache type and the most difficult to treat. In 2016, the American Headache Society released new evidence-based guidelines for the treatment of cluster headache.

Cluster Headache Severity: Study Identifies Several Predictors

Cluster Headache Severity: Study Identifies Several Predictors

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Tobacco use, alcohol consumption, age at disease onset, and sleep quality are predictors of cluster headache severity.

Oxygen Treatment for Cluster Headaches: Cost Estimates Revealed

Oxygen Treatment for Cluster Headaches: Cost Estimates Revealed

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Results of a recent study found that the current costs of medical grade oxygen for use in the treatment of cluster headache are not "prohibitively expensive" for either healthcare insurance providers or for patients.

Pre-Attack Symptoms Common in Cluster Headache Attacks

Pre-Attack Symptoms Common in Cluster Headache Attacks

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Local and painful symptoms and signs and general symptoms occur frequently prior to cluster headache attacks.

New Device for Treating Cluster Headaches Available

New Device for Treating Cluster Headaches Available

gammaCore, a hand-held device for treating episodic cluster headaches via mild electrical stimulation of the vagus nerve is now available in the United States.

Vagal Stimulation Device Gets FDA Approval for Cluster Headaches

Vagal Stimulation Device Gets FDA Approval for Cluster Headaches

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The FDA has approved the use of gammaCore, the first handheld, non-invasive device to treat pain associated with episodic cluster headaches in adults.

Management of Sleep Disorders-Related Headaches

Management of Sleep Disorders-Related Headaches

Headaches are a common complaint in primary care, and they are often connected to sleep in a variety of ways.

Benefits of Sphenopalatine Ganglion Stimulation for Cluster Headache

Benefits of Sphenopalatine Ganglion Stimulation for Cluster Headache

Treatment of cluster headache by sphenopalatine ganglion stimulation has long-term benefits in the prevention of attacks.

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