I am an active member of clusterheadache.com, and I swear that site has saved my life. If you check out the site thoroughly you will find info on this: An anti inflammatory regimen of of vitamins. All over the counter stuff (although the pharmacies don't stock the high doses needed, so I buy mine from iherb.com). It consists of very large doses of vit D3, with calcium, magnesium and fish oil. All these components are important as the D3 will draw calcium and magnesium from the bones if taken on it's own, and D3 is fat soluble so the fish oil helps it to be absorbed. I take 15000 (not a typo) international units of D3 per day, along with 1000mg fish oil, 500mg calcium and 400mg magnesium. This concoction has proved to be effective for over 80% of people who have tried it, with many being totally pain free after a life time of chronic CH. But, it is VITAL that you have your blood tested as you can overdose on D3, although the level at which overdose occurs is way above what I take. You need to have your blood tested regularly, as D3 builds up and you need to be just below the toxic level for it to be effective. My doctor is on board with this and tests my blood regularly, and is happy for me to take it. It has taken Clusterheadaches.com by storm.If you join the site you will find numerous threads about it on the discussion boards, but if you ask, some one will come along and give you better details than I have. Personally, I am not completely pain free but my attacks are now much less frequent, and and VERY much lower in intensity. They are bearable now and the difference is amazing. Abnother tip : At the very first sign of pain, before it really takes hold, drink down an energy drink really fast. Try red bull or moster. It's the combination of caffiene and taurine, in a sudden hit that does the trick, so any drink with those ingredients will do. Read the back of the can or bottle. It doesn't work for every one (nothing does) but does help many people. Hope this helps.View Thread
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