Sharp. Stabbing. Throbbing. That’s how people with cluster headache describe their pain. Like migraine, cluster headache is a disabling disease, but there are options and reasons for hope on the horizon. In this episode, Dr. Larry Newman sits down with a patient and doctor to discuss what cluster headache is, how it differs from migraine and what treatments are available.
Our podcast host Dr. Larry Newman is Vice Chair of the American Migraine Foundation and a neurologist at NYU Langone. Dr. Mark Burish is a neurologist, headache specialist and interventional pain specialist at Memorial Hermann Hospital. Tammy Rome is a patient advocate who lives with migraine and chronic cluster headache. She also serves as a moderator for AMF’s Move Against Migraine Facebook group and is President of the Cluster Headache Support Group.