Sign in

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.

To view a private diary, enter the member's membership number:

This needs to have been provided by the member, and can only be found on their Account settings page when they are logged into their account.

Public diarys ordered by most recently active - Click a member's name to view their Cluster Diary.

Rae☆'s CH attack diary

Rae☆'s Profile

Sunday 26 April, 2015: 06:40am - 07:00am


Enough to wake me up. Didnt require oxygen.

Saturday 25 April, 2015: 06:20am - 07:35am


Woken up by pain.
On and off Oxygen for the hour.

Thursday 23 April, 2015: 06:30am - 10:00am


Ran out of oxygen.
2 hot showers.
Trip to BOC first thing for new tank.
On oxygen on side of road.
Shadows for next 2hrs.
Finally aborted with 2 Mersyndol

Thursday 23 April, 2015: 04:00am - 05:00am


Woken up by the pain. Aborted with oxygen.

Dinner was vegetables, stirfried in lemon squeeze and olive oil.

Above period: 5 Attacks over 4 days.

-- Period of remission (27 weeks, 3 days) --

Monday 13 October, 2014: 08:00am - 08:20am


Woke up with it. Had 2 beers yesterday. Was aborted with 02