Cluster headaches are rare, affecting less than 1% of the population.
Cluster headaches can affect all ages, from children to the elderly, but are most common from young adulthood through middle age. Men are 2 - 3 times more likely to have cluster headaches than women, with the peak age of onset occurring during their 40s. In women, age of onset tends to be in the 60s.
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