Headache Types

Headache Types

Chronic Paroxysmal Hemicrania (CPH)

LOCATION AND SYMPTOMS

A variant of cluster headache, however shorter in duration but more frequent, from 6 up to 20 attacks per day. While for cluster headaches men are more affected, it is women who are more affected by CPH.

PRECIPITATING FACTORS

See cluster headache.

TREATMENT / PREVENTION

Frequent daily episodes of CPH almost always respond to the use of 25-50mg of indomethacin taken three times daily.

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