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Snazzy93

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    Snazzy93 got a reaction from CHfather in Just diagnosed   
    Welcome! I'm new here too, although I've had clusters for 9 years now. This forum and the people on it are beyond amazing. 
     
    It's almost funny how close your history is to mine. From the times, and severity to the amount of time it took to actually get diagnosed. I really felt as if I was reading my own story lol! 
     
    Did they prescribe you with anything to abort the headaches when you have them? Sure the main goal is to avoid getting them all together, but the sad fact with clusters is that they're very sneaky, and you'll probably end up getting them here and there despite preventative measures. Oxygen has been my go to. Before the oxygen, I had nights that were beyond miserable. My bedroom wall will agree. (Two holes, one from a fist, and one from my noggin...) It's crazy how these headaches literally make you lose control of yourself, they're a wicked monster, but they can be controlled. 
     
    I would for sure scan this whole site, because there are so many stories and the advice is amazing. These headaches are different for everyone, so what works for someone else may not do anything for you or I.  
     
    Best wishes! Being diagnosed and educating myself here were the two biggest steps towards controlling these monsters!
     
     
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    Snazzy93 got a reaction from CHfather in Just diagnosed   
    Welcome! I'm new here too, although I've had clusters for 9 years now. This forum and the people on it are beyond amazing. 
     
    It's almost funny how close your history is to mine. From the times, and severity to the amount of time it took to actually get diagnosed. I really felt as if I was reading my own story lol! 
     
    Did they prescribe you with anything to abort the headaches when you have them? Sure the main goal is to avoid getting them all together, but the sad fact with clusters is that they're very sneaky, and you'll probably end up getting them here and there despite preventative measures. Oxygen has been my go to. Before the oxygen, I had nights that were beyond miserable. My bedroom wall will agree. (Two holes, one from a fist, and one from my noggin...) It's crazy how these headaches literally make you lose control of yourself, they're a wicked monster, but they can be controlled. 
     
    I would for sure scan this whole site, because there are so many stories and the advice is amazing. These headaches are different for everyone, so what works for someone else may not do anything for you or I.  
     
    Best wishes! Being diagnosed and educating myself here were the two biggest steps towards controlling these monsters!
     
     
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