By: Terry Graedon July 2, 2017 6 Comments
    Psilocybin Is Strange Therapy for Cluster Headac…

    Cluster headaches cause excruciating pain. Even worse than that, these one-sided headaches return in unpredictable cycles (hence the name "cluster" headaches). Anticipation makes the pain even worse. …

    By: Terry Graedon May 1, 2017 3 Comments
    Will Ice Stop a Killer Headache?

    What do you do for a nasty headache? If you suddenly develop a severe headache unlike anything you've experienced before, you should get medical attention right away. It might be nothing more than you…

    By: Terry Graedon December 26, 2016 2 Comments
    How to Stop Cluster Headaches by Inhaling Lidoca…

    Cluster headaches are exquisitely painful headaches that occur repeatedly in "clusters." Usually the pain is on one side of the head, often around one eye. Most sufferers have periods of time in which…

    By: Terry Graedon November 21, 2016 10 Comments
    Medicare’s Refusal to Pay for Oxygen Makes…

    Cluster headaches are diabolical. The pain is extreme, usually focused on one side of the head. During an attack, a person cannot usually do anything but suffer. These attacks recur repeatedly, which…

    By: Terry Graedon October 31, 2016 9 Comments
    How to Treat Suicide Headaches with Oxygen

    Treating headaches can be quite a pain. Severe migraines may respond to "triptan" medications. Cluster headaches don't always react to these drugs. So how do you treat suicide headaches, as sufferers …

    By: Terry Graedon August 8, 2011 9 Comments
    Oxygen Therapy for Bad Headaches

    Q. You have written about treating migraines without drugs. Although this might sound like pseudoscience, I've found oxygen to be a godsend. A headache specialist who has heard about oxygen therapy ca…

    By: Joe Graedon December 28, 2009 1 Comments
    Stopping Smoking Cured Suicide Headaches

    Q. I suffered from cluster headaches for 14 years. Some doctors said the pain was psychosomatic. Others told me I was allergic to chocolate. Once I actually put a pistol to my head to kill myself beca…

    By: Terry Graedon December 9, 2009 2 Comments
    Oxygen Eases Cluster Headache Pain

    Cluster headaches are incredibly painful and can be very hard to treat. Men are more frequently affected than women. The pain is usually focused on one side of the head near the eye and can be incapac…

    By: Terry Graedon October 9, 2009 2 Comments
    Oxygen Saved Reader from Suicide

    Q. I have suffered with "The Monster" for more than 20 years. That's what I call my headaches. It took 5 years and trips to 5 different teaching hospitals to get a decent diagnosis. These are the most…

    By: Terry Graedon September 21, 2009 21 Comments
    Suicide Headaches Stifled by Oxygen

    The official name is cluster headaches, but some people call them "suicide headaches." That's because they can cause such excruciating pain that victims are desperate for relief. They can be very hard…