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Links to treatment and general Cluster Headache articles and studies

Evaluation of frovatriptan. Frovatriptan study
Steroid Injections Suboccipital steroid injection study
Cluster Attack  Bringing cluster headache researchers and patients together
Healia  Search for "cluster headaches"
Occipital Nerve Stimulation study Occipital Nerve Stimulation study from the Lancet
The IHS Cluster Headache diagnosis guidelines The new IHS Classification website's English language page for Cluster Headache diagnosis guidelines.
International Headache Society Classification of Headaches The classification and diagnostic criteria for all types of headaches.
Management of CH  An excellent article from Drs. Goadsby and Matharu.
Overview - Cluster Headache  An overview of cluster headache, treatments, medications, etc
CH and Related Headaches Another excellent article by Dr. Goadsby and associates covering CH and other headaches related to CH.
Excellent article on all aspects of CH Michigan Headache and Neurological Institute article on all things cluster related.
Cluster Headache Study Short article highlighting the prevalence, male/female ratio and percentages of accompanying symptoms.  Shows that nausea and light and noise sensitivities are indeed part of cluster headaches for some patients.
Apnea and CH  Sleep Apnea and Cluster Headache.
Contraction of Temporal Arteries  Spontaneous and 5HT-induced cyclic contractions in superficial temporal arteries from chronic and episodic cluster headache patients.
Calgary Study Episodic cluster headache in a community: clinical features and treatment.
Childhood CH Childhood onset cluster headaches.
Chronic CH  Chronic cluster headache: provocation with carbon dioxide breathing and nitroglycerin.
Depression and Anxiety in Cluster Headache Depression and Anxiety in Cluster Headache
European Federation of Neurological Societies Guidelines EFNS guidelines on the treatment of cluster headache and other trigeminal-autonomic cephalalgias.
Evolution from Episodic to Chronic CH Evolution from Episodic to Chronic CH
Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Cluster Headache Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Cluster Headache
Heredity Heritability of cluster headache.
Immune System Putative neuroimmunological mechanisms in cluster headache. An integrated hypothesis.
Lifestyle Cluster headache and lifestyle: remarks on a population of 374 male patients.
Light and Sound Quantitative evaluation of photophobia and phonophobia in cluster headache.
Male/Female Ratio Gender ratio of cluster headache over the years: a possible role of changes in lifestyle.
Medication Overuse Headache Medication Overuse Headache in Cluster Headache
Memory and Cognitive Effects of Cluster Headache Memory and Cognitive Effects of Cluster Headache
Misdiagnosis of Cluster Headache The misdiagnosis of cluster headache: a nonclinic, population-based, Internet survey.
Neck - Possible involvement in CH  Cluster-like signs and symptoms respond to myofascial/craniomandibular treatment: a report of two cases.
Neck Pain and CH Nuchal features of cluster headache.
Nitric Oxide The role of nitric oxide (NO) in migraine, tension-type headache and cluster headache.
Pain of CH A paper on the pain of CH and various blood vessel compressions.
Painless CH Cluster symptoms but no pain (wish they were all like this).
Pain vs. Suffering This is an article on coping with CH, posted on the www.clusterheadaches.com message board by member Bob Johnson, based on the concepts of Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy.
Personality and CH Episodic cluster headache. I: Personality and some neuropsychological characteristics in male patients.
Pupillary Response Combined evaluation of pupillary and cardiovascular responses to cold pressure test in cluster headache patients.
Quality of Life in Cluster Headache Patients Studies Quality of Life in Cluster Headache Patients Studies
REM Sleep and CH  Onset of nocturnal attacks of chronic cluster headache in relation to sleep stages.
Steroid Hormones in Cluster Headache Steroid Hormones in Cluster Headache
Stress and CH Cluster headaches: association with anxiety disorders and memory deficits.
Suicide - A Genetic Basis  A possible genetic basis for suicidal tendencies related to 5HT genes.
Trigeminovascular System The trigeminovascular system in humans: pathophysiologic implications for primary headache syndromes of the neural influences on the cerebral circulation.
Trigeminal Activation  Human in vivo evidence for trigeminovascular activation in cluster headache. Neuropeptide changes and effects of acute attack therapies.
Trigeminal Nerve  A picture of the trigeminal nerve, believed to be the major pain pathway in CH.
Virus and CH Cluster headache associated with parainfluenza virus, preceded and succeeded by migraine.
Women and CH Cluster Headache in Women
Cluster Headache Diagnosis and Treatment Broad scope PDF by Dr. Todd D Rozen


Surgery - Should You? Interventional treatment for cluster headache: a review of the options.
Occipital Nerve Stimulation  Use of an electrical stimulation device on the occipital nerve to block trigeminal activity.
Occipital Nerve Block Greater occipital nerve blockade for cluster headache.
Hypothalamic Stimulation Use of an electrical device to stimulate areas of the hypothalamus.
Neurostimulation in Chronic Cluster Headache Neurostimulation in Chronic Cluster Headache
Trigeminal Sectioning Persistence of attacks of cluster headache after trigeminal nerve root section.
Radio Frequency Surgey Radiosurgical Treatment of Cluster Headache
Percutaneous retrogasserian glycerol rhizolysis Percutaneous retrogasserian glycerol rhizolysis
Sphenopalatine Nerve Block Cluster headache and sphenopalatine block.
Sphenopalatine Ganglion RF Ablation Sphenopalatine Ganglion Radiofrequency Ablation
Sympathetic Nerve Block/Surgery Cluster headache and the sympathetic nerve.
Supraorbital Nerve Stimulation Supraorbital Nerve Stimulation for Intractable Cluster Headache.
Vagus Nerve Stimulation Vagus nerve stimulation for chronic refractory cluster headaches


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