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What is lithium and how does it treat cluster headaches?

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Lithium may cut down the number of cluster headaches you get. But it’s usually less helpful at preventing them if you take it for a long time.

From: Cluster Headache Treatment WebMD Medical Reference

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National Headache Foundation: "Cluster Headaches."

Ashkenazi, A. , February 2011. Headache

UpToDate: "Cluster headache: Treatment and prognosis."

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on May 28, 2018

SOURCES:

National Headache Foundation: "Cluster Headaches."

Ashkenazi, A. , February 2011. Headache

UpToDate: "Cluster headache: Treatment and prognosis."

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on May 28, 2018

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