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Cluster Headache Diaries

Cluster Headache Intensity Scale

  1. Slight twinge of the CH type of pain. Shadows.
  2. Normal headache type of intensity. Annoying, but life is still beautiful.
  3. Shadows are getting constant but can deal with it.
  4. Higher level of pain than normal headache. Interferes with normal life.
  5. Starting to get bad, want to be left alone to deal with it.
  6. Need to pace and move and drive your fist into your temple.
  7. Major non-stop pain, left feeling exhausted after it finally leaves.
  8. Immense paid, time to yell, bang head, rock, whatever works. Fear that it won't stop.
  9. The "Why me?" syndrome starts to set in.
  10. Screaming, head banging. Hospital trip. Depressed. Suicidal.

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Elle's CH attack diary

Elle's Profile

Sunday 18 November, 2018: 09:45pm - 11:15pm


Was on the phone & suddenly had to hang up & take my meds & race to a hot shower with loud music for distraction until the meds kicked in.
Currently in headache but I can’t do anything about it

Above period: 2 Attacks over 1 days.

-- Period of remission (5 weeks, 0 days) --

Sunday 14 October, 2018: 12:00am - 12:30am


Isoptin SR & Epiropax 50
Fresh Air

Above period: 1 Attacks over -2,397 days.

-- Period of remission (343 weeks, 4 days) --

Tuesday 20 March, 2012: 12:20pm - 01:40am


2 aspirin
2 paracetamol
1 isoptin

Monday 19 March, 2012: 09:30am - 12:30pm


Sleeping off day befores drug taking. Woke to 3 mild attacks

Sunday 18 March, 2012: 10:35pm - 12:50pm


2 paracetamol
2 aspirin
1 isoptin
1 xanax
1 valium