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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There are no medications available that were developed for the purpose of Migraine and headache prevention. However, there are over 100 medications... Read more »
Source: ADAM Encyclopedia
Diagnosing the cause of persistent daily headache can be difficult. People who visit the emergency room with disabling headache may be misdiagnosed... Read more »