Migraines to cluster headaches are the most painful headaches that one could ever have. 1 in 1000 people will experience this kind of a headache. The headache targets only one side of the head. The pain builds in a matter of minutes. It can cause a runny nose and it can also cause swelling in the eye. It is not clear what causes the attack exactly, however one thing that is known is that it runs in families.
- Headaches can become stressful health problems and are some of the most common disorders of the nervous system.
- Diet, emotions, genes and hormones are some of the factors headaches are connected to.
- Cluster headaches affects one in 1,000 people in the United States.
“It can only be described as a dull, hot knife digging into the back of one’s eye constantly. When my body is in a cluster headache cycle, these attacks affect my life, my relationships and my work”