Many patients report a delay of 1 - 6 years in the diagnosis of their cluster headaches. Migraine-like symptoms (light and sound sensitivity, aura, nausea, vomiting) are major reasons for the frequent misdiagnosis by primary care doctors. In some cases, patients are inappropriately treated for other types of headaches or health conditions (including having sinus surgery).
Cluster headache is diagnosed by medical history, including the pattern of recurrent...Read more
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