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Can I treat my cluster headache?

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There are treatments that can cut down on how long cluster headaches last and how painful they are. Some treatments even stop a cluster before it starts.

Your doctor will help you figure out what you need. You may need more than one medicine.

From: Cluster Headache Treatment WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

National Headache Foundation: "Cluster Headaches."

Ashkenazi, A. , February 2011. Headache

UpToDate: "Cluster headache: Treatment and prognosis."

Reviewed by Christopher Melinosky on April 4, 2020

SOURCES:

National Headache Foundation: "Cluster Headaches."

Ashkenazi, A. , February 2011. Headache

UpToDate: "Cluster headache: Treatment and prognosis."

Reviewed by Christopher Melinosky on April 4, 2020

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