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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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Tuesday 15 January, 2013: 07:30pm - 08:30pm


Sunday 13 January, 2013: 07:00pm - 08:30pm


I am one of those people that get nauseous, vomit and get the sweats. Panedine Forte , Deseril and cold shower and ice towels

Thursday 27 December, 2012: 12:00pm - 12:00pm


At work , suffering anxiety as to how bad and distracted

Wednesday 26 December, 2012: 04:00pm - 05:00pm


Panedine Forte

Wednesday 26 December, 2012: 04:00am - 04:30am


Cold Shower
4 x ibuprofin

Tuesday 25 December, 2012: 05:00am - 05:30am


3 x Deseryl

Thursday 20 December, 2012: 07:00pm - 08:00pm


Cold Shower and ice packs
Deseryl x 3