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Cluster Headache (cont.)

Outlook for Cluster Headaches

Cluster headache can be either ongoing or come and go, and people can jump from one type to the other. Many people who have cluster headache are pain-free for a year or longer, only to have the frustrating cycle of daily headaches begin again.

As is the case with migraine, people with cluster headaches respond to therapies that are widely available and are becoming less expensive. With proper medical treatment and guidance, you can control cluster headache.

For More Information on Cluster Headaches

American Academy of Neurology
1080 Montreal Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55116
(651) 695-1940

American Headache Society
19 Mantua Road
Mt. Royal, NJ 08061
(609) 423-0258

National Headache Foundation
428 West St. James Place, 2nd Floor
Chicago, IL 60614-2750
(888) NHF-5552 or (312) 388-6399
 
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
PO Box 5801
Bethesda, MD 20824
(301) 496-5751

American Academy of Neurology American Council for Headache Education

JAMA & Archives Journals

National Headache Foundation

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Worldwide Cluster Headache Support Group

Medically reviewed by Joseph Carcione, DO; American board of Psychiatry and Neurology

REFERENCE:

"Cluster headache: Treatment and prognosis"
UpToDate.com


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/4/2016
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