MRI Specialists Cluster Headache Treatment Centers
Using steroid injections in a location between the head and neck can be used to prevent cluster headaches. Although only a few clinical trial data is available, the study aims to evaluate the safety and success of using steroid injections to treat cluster headaches. The patients receiving the treatment was compared to patients receiving an inactive drug. The main result was to reduce the number of daily headaches to 2 or less after the third steroid injection. As a result, more patients receiving the treatment had reduced cluster headache attacks than the patients receiving the inactive drug. There were no serious side effects caused by the steroid dosage, but there were patients that had non-serious side effects, mainly in the treatment group. The most common side effect was pain in the neck at the site of injection and a normal headache.
View the original cluster headache treatment study at this link: Steroid injection treatment for patients experiencing cluster headaches.