Posted by Bob Baker (220.127.116.11) on January 13, 2002 at 19:53:05:
1.) Does your headaches normally last less then 15 minutes?No 2.) Do your headaches normally last more then 4 hours?No 3.) Do your headaches normally switch sides from day to day or during a headache?No 4.) When you have a headache, do you normally seek a quiet, dark place?Yes 5.) When you have a headache, do you normally want to be around other people?No 6.) When you have a head ache, can your normally lay down and be motionless? No 7.) When you have a headache, do you normally go to sleep to make it go away? No 8.) When you have a headache, do you normally experience nausea?Yes 9.) Are your headaches always on the same side of your head?Yes 10.) Do your headaches normally wake you up from a sound sleep?Yes 11.) Do your headaches normally occur t the same time of the year and same times each day?Yes 12.) Do you normally experience a stuffy nostril on the same side side of the face as the pain?Yes 13.) Do you normally experience a droopy eyelid on the same side of the face as the pain?Yes 14.) Do you normally go from totally pain free to totally debilitated in 5-10 minutes? Yes 15.) Do you normally go from totally debilitated to totally pain free in 5-10 minutes? No 16.) When you have a headache,, do you walk, pace, bash your head, thrash, scream?YesOk thats the test... here is the survey.. 1.) You Gender:Male 2.) Your Age Now:40-49 (40 to be exact) 3.) At what age did you first start having cluster headaches?20-29 years old 4.) Number of years suffering from cluster headaches16-20 years 5.) What color eyes?green 6.) When your clusters first started, had you received any medical trauma within the prevous year?No 7.) Does anyone else in your immediate family suffer from cluster headaches?No 8.) Are you a sufferer of episodic or chronic headaches? Or have they changed?Started as chronic, now they are episodic 9.) If you are an episodic sufferer, what is the average length of your cluster headache cycle?3-4 months 10.) If you are an episodic sufferer, what months does your cycle usually start?Winter (DEC JAN FEB) 11.) N/A 12.) Approc. how many headaches do you have per day?4-6 13.) Through your history with clusters, which side of your face do you attacks occur?Left Side only 14.) Do you regularly awake with an attack shortly after falling asleep?Yes 15.) Do you smoke?1-2 pcks per day (Ive pleaded with my dad to stop) 16.) Do you drink alcohol?Only on Special occasions 17.) What abortive method had worked the best for you?Imitrex (imigran Pills) 18.) What abortive method has worked the second best for you?Combination of various treatments 19.) What preventative method had worked best for you?Nothing Prevents them 20.) Same as above..None of them My father said he has been on so many medications beyond count. He isn't allowed to take certain drugs because he works in the transpitation department of massachusetts, and is drug test regulary.. Guys I just spent forever typing this all up.. PLEASE HELP MY FAMILY!!!!!!!
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