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  1. Thanks, CHfather, for that wealth of info! No, my PCP didn't prescribe anything for TN—in fact, he seemed reluctant to do so. He suggested I keep a journal of my supposed TN attacks/circumstances/triggers, etc., as he did for periodic bouts of vertigo in recent months, which seemed to have stopped as of this month (of course, that brings me to another question—whether any CH sufferers have also had problems with vertigo). He did mention antiseizure meds as a possibility for the future, though, if the TN was bad enough. As a result of the vertigo I was experiencing, my PCP ordered a CAT
  2. Hi, I was directed here by from a friend who suffers from CH. I have been having headaches on only my left side for about 4 years now and presumed they were sinus related (caused, I thought, by the fact that I had some badly rotten molars removed on the left side about 4 years ago). My new PCP suggested yesterday that they were trigeminal neuralgia, but when I researched that online the symptoms didn't add up; as a result I stumbled on CH descriptions and man, did they fit the bill! I would appear to be a chronic—though random—sufferer. I can go a month or two sometimes with no CH, but t
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