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The Difference Between A Cluster Headache And A Migraine

Whats the difference between migraine headaches and cluster headaches?

Cluster headaches are attacks of severe pain lasting 15-180 minutes and occurring from once every other day up to eight times in one day.

Cluster headaches are characterized by a sharp, penetrating, or burning pain affecting one side of the head. The pain often appears suddenly with little warning and often occurs in and around one eye or in the temple. The excruciating pain related to a cluster headache is often compared to the sensation of a hot poker being stuck in the eye. Others compare it to the feeling of the eye being pushed out of its socket. The condition may also produce a number of other symptoms including tearing of the eyes and nasal congestion. Read more…

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What Are The Symptoms Of A Migraine Headache

Migraine headache symptoms can occur in various combinations and may include sometimes:

  • Moderate to severe pain (often described as pounding, throbbing pain) that can affect whole head, or can shift from one side of the head to the other
  • Sensitivity to light, noise or odors
  • Fatigue
  • Dizziness
  • Fever (sometimes)
  • Bright flashing dots or lights
  • Blurred vision
  • Nausea or vomiting, stomach upset, abdominal pain
  • Loss of appetite
  • Sensations of being very warm or cold
  • Paleness Read more…

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