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There have been so many questions on the message board from people asking if the headaches they suffer from are clusters or not I decided to build this quiz.

It will give you a quick, generic idea whether you may suffer from cluster headaches or not.

#1) Do your headaches normally last LESS THAN 15 minutes?
Yes No

#2) Do your headaches normally last MORE THAN 4 hours?
Yes No

#3) Do your headaches normally switch sides from day to day or during a headache?
Yes No

#4) When you have a headache, do you normally seek a quiet, dark place?
Yes No

#5) When you have a headache, do you normally want to be around other people?
Yes No

#6) When you have a headache, can you normally lay down and be motionless?
Yes No

#7) When you have a headache, can you normally go to sleep to make it go away?
Yes No

#8) When you have a headache, do you normally experience nausea?
Yes No

#9) Are your headaches always on the same side of your head?
Yes No

#10) Do your headaches normally wake you up from a sound sleep?
Yes No

#11) Do your headaches normally occur at the same time of the year and same times each day?
Yes No

#12) Do you normally experience a stuffy nostril on the same side of the face as the pain?
Yes No

#13) Do you normally experience a "droopy" eyelid on the same side of the face as the pain?
Yes No

#14) Do you normally go from totally pain free to totally debilitated in 5-10 minutes?
Yes No

#15) Do you normally go from totally debilitated to totally pain free in 5-10 minutes?
Yes No

#16) When you have a headache, do you walk, pace, bash your head, thrash, scream?
Yes No

 

Evaluation

Questions 1-8 are not normally associated with cluster headaches. If you answered "Yes" to a few of these questions, you probably don't suffer from cluster headaches. Please do your research and see a doctor!

Questions 9-16 are normally associated with cluster headaches. If you answered "Yes" to most of these questions, you may suffer from cluster headaches. Please do your research and see a doctor!

 

Follow-on

No matter what type of headache you have, the most important thing is that you see a health care professional for treatment. Self-diagnoses of head pain can be life threatening!

If you would like to take another quiz something like this one, there is a very good 30 question quiz located at the Headache Care website. It asks different questions about all different types of headaches and may help you try and figure out what exactly it is that is causing your pain. You can go directly to the quiz by clicking here, or you can go to their home page by clicking here.

Please read all of the information on this site as you can about cluster headaches. There are many good links on the links page to all kinds of other headache sites and pages on the net where you can research your headaches. Please inform yourself about your headaches as much as possible! Knowledge is power!


 

 


 

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