I fell asleep soundly, and then I awoke almost ready for screams. I felt like someone was stabbing me in the head. My sister shared this story about her cluster headache. I didn’t understand the debilitating nature and severity of her pain for many years. It was like someone were stabbed at her temple or eye. She said that she sometimes felt the pain on her right side and then on her left. Most people experience headaches at some point in their lives. Usually, however, a few aspirin can cure them.
Cluster headaches are different. While there are many remedies, there is no definitive cure. According to some Medical Journals, the pain from a cluster headache can be so severe that it is nearly impossible to bear. Cluster headaches can be very severe. If you have ever had one, you will know what to expect. You will feel restless, agitated, start sweating (but only on one side), your eyes will turn red and watery, your nose will run, and your eyelids may droop.
Cluster headaches can be so unbearable that it makes us feel like we should die rather than live with the pain. Cluster headaches are characterized by a cluster of pain. You may also feel stiffening in the neck, ache in your teeth, and other symptoms. Cluster headaches are also known as “alarm clock headache” because they often occur at the same hour each day. A person might be sleeping soundly and then wake up with a severe cluster headache.
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This is a suicide headache. It makes you feel like you are going to die. Medical science has made many advances in medical science, but they still don’t know why some people experience cluster headaches every day. Then they disappear completely for years. Cluster headaches can be triggered by certain things, such as alcohol intake, perfume exposure, and strong odors.
Cluster headaches can be triggered by the smell of gasoline and petroleum, according to some reports.
Be compassionate if a friend or loved one is suffering from a cluster headache. Imagine an icepick being slowly and deliberately stuffed into your head. This will help you to understand the severe pain that a cluster headache can cause. Although you might think that over-the-counter pain medication will help, it may not be the best option. Some experts have stated that even morphine won’t cure cluster headaches.
Cluster headaches are less common than the 45 million Americans who suffer from them. About 20 million Americans are affected by chronic headaches, while 25 million men suffer from them. However, only 1% of those who experience cluster headaches experience the debilitating pain. Cluster headaches can often be diagnosed over a period of years. More than 70% of cluster headache sufferers have had to undergo unnecessary procedures. About 4% of cluster headache sufferers have had to undergo unnecessary surgery. Cluster headaches can be severe and quick to attack. However, they are usually temporary. Many people have experienced relief in as little as five minutes with the help of inhaled medication. Some people have reported that oxygen therapy has performed miracles. Do not lose heart, remember that you are not the only one suffering.