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Getting Headaches? You Can't Sleep on It

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  • Cluster headaches usually occur at night as a stabbing pain on one side of the head, lasting up to an hour. They may recur frequently.
  • A new study shows that a sleeping disorder known as obstructive sleep apnea may trigger the onset of cluster headaches.
  • Sleep apnea often goes undiagnosed, but researchers believe that treatment of this disorder could be an important way to reduce cluster headaches.

 

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