Breathing pure oxygen (by face mask, for 15 minutes or less) is one of the most effective and safest treatments for cluster headache attacks. It is often the first choice treatment. Inhalation of oxygen raises blood oxygen levels, therefore relaxing narrowed blood vessels.
Triptans are drugs that are usually used to treat migraine headaches. They can also help stop a cluster attack. An Injection of sumatriptan (Imitrex) is the standard triptan...Read more
Anthony Amabile is a cluster headache sufferer from New Castle, Pennsylvania. Not too long ago, I shared with you a video he'd made of a... Read more »
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Cluster headaches are so painful that they've been called "suicide headaches." At this time, the only treatment that's FDA approved for the acute... Read more »