There is no cure for cluster headaches. The aim of treatment is to reduce the severity of the pain, reduce the duration of the headache and prevent attacks. Cluster headaches occur with a sudden onset of pain which decreases in a short period of time. This is why fast-acting medication is necessary. Fast-acting medication can help alleviate the symptoms of the attack.
Living with cluster headaches can be difficult and scary. The attacks can cause you to feel anxious and moody. This will impact your relationships, work and quality of life. Consulting your neurologist regarding pain triggers, increasing your awareness of treatment options, and managing pain will help you control cluster headaches.