|Cluster headaches causes violent pain for sufferers|
It can be many times worse than a migraine -- a cluster headache, which has also been called the suicide headache because the pain is so intense. But unlike migraines, treatment for cluster headaches are limited. Researchers are calling for more ...
KTVB - Fri, 07 Mar 2014 17:52
|Is there any new help for cluster headaches?|
Dear Dr. Roach: Out of the blue, I started with classic cluster headaches about nine years ago. I get one every night between 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. that sends me to my knees. This goes on for months, and then I go on prednisone for two weeks and it knocks ...
The Detroit News - Wed, 05 Mar 2014 22:00
|'The most exquisite terrifying pain a person can have'|
Reynolds recently made her third trip to D.C. with Cluster Busters, a cluster headache advocate group, to speak with Congress about changing Medicare to cover the one medicine that helps cluster headaches: Oxygen. Reynolds and other patients told ...
KVAL - Tue, 18 Feb 2014 11:52
|CHMP Wants Restrictions on Methysergide-Containing Drugs|
On the basis of the review, CHMP says methysergide should now be used only for prophylactic treatment of severe intractable migraine and episodic or chronic cluster headache when treatment with standard medication has failed. Treatment should be ...
Medscape - Fri, 21 Feb 2014 10:25
|EMA restricts use of methysergide-containing medicines due to concerns on ...|
pharmabiz.com - Mon, 24 Feb 2014 04:33
Fortunately, criteria created by the second edition of the International Classification of Headache Disorders (ICD-II) can help doctors differentiate among common primary headaches (migraines, tension-type headaches, cluster headaches) and secondary ...
About - News & Issues - Sat, 22 Feb 2014 12:26
|ElectroCore--Digital Health's Big Secret|
For prophylactic use against cluster headache, patients are recommended to administer two doses in the morning and two doses in the evening. Based on this prophylactic protocol alone, each gammaCore device would last about 2-3 months. To treat acute ...
Forbes - Thu, 20 Feb 2014 08:47
|Study Suggests Lupus Headache Does Not Exist|
However, only 1.5% (26) of the 1,732-patient cohort met the criteria for a lupus headache set out in the SLE Disease Activity Index 2000 (SLEDAI-2K). These were migraines, tension headaches, intractable nonspecific headaches, cluster headaches and ...
Pain Medicine News - Tue, 04 Mar 2014 21:03
|Know Your Headaches|
According to the World Health Organization, there are three major types of headache disorders. These include migraines, tension-type headaches and cluster headaches. According to the National Headache Foundation, a migraine usually begin as a dull ...
NDSU The Spectrum - Mon, 10 Feb 2014 07:00