Health Tip: What May Cause Cluster Headaches

By on August 4, 2010

Cluster headaches are bouts of severe, recurring pain on one side of the head. They may strike in clusters, occurring daily or several times a day for weeks at a time. The exact cause of cluster headaches isn’t understood.

The University of Virginia Health System says risk factors for cluster headaches are thought to include:

  • Drinking alcohol.
  • Changes in barometric pressure.
  • Sleep schedule changes.
  • Using tobacco.
  • Taking certain medications, including nitroglycerin.

Source: HealthDay

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