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Chris_L_Hanssen posted:
When you get an cluster headache do you get a really sharp pain in your eye like someone shoving needles in your eye and it waters?
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firedog28 responded:
Yes almost as if someone is pushing your eye out of your head.You need good meds if you get to this point.
 
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carlwilliams254 responded:
Yes it is like a red-hot poker sticking into your eye.

Heavy duty breathing excersices can actually eliminate the headache but you need to know how to do it properly and for how long. I used to do it till my lips and fingers would get numb, then back off a tad, but kept it up. It does work wonders as does an oxygen tank.

I was on Imitrex which worked great for me, but I really dont like taking that heavy duty drug.

I've finally sured them and didn;t know it, but my wife figured it out. I had begun taking sertraline HCL (Zoloft) for anxiety, but the increased concentration of serotoniun in the trigeminal nerve systme seems to have been enough that I dont get them anymore.

I hope this info can help you or someone else!!!!


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