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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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Erin-65CDB961CF's CH attack diary

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Thursday 12 November, 2015: 08:00pm - 01:00pm


Hospital again
injection and iv

Thursday 12 November, 2015: 04:00pm - 06:00pm


Trip to GP - injection and prescribed naratriptan
took 4 over next 12 hours

Wednesday 11 November, 2015: 03:00am - 08:00am


Walked out hospital door to car and then came back straight away
Another shot and iv

Tuesday 10 November, 2015: 07:30pm - 03:00pm


Ambulance to hosp
iv drip x 2

Monday 09 November, 2015: 04:30pm - 08:00pm


Constant throwing up
got Home Dr service