Homeopathic Remedies for Cluster Headaches
Severe headache not only slows down a person, but affects his or her general outlook towards life. Severe headache that is typically present around one eye (periorbital headache) and appears in clusters (in a group) lasting for weeks or months is referred to as Cluster Headache. A person experiences frequent headache, which is followed by a period of rest when there is no headache. The headache during the cluster period is mostly noticed at precisely the same hour each day for several weeks or even months. There are cases in which episodes of Cluster Headache show a seasonal occurrence in which the cluster appears in a specific season. Cluster Headache, thus, has two phases. The first phase refers to the period during which bouts of headache appear frequently, and then there is the second phase of pain-free period during which there is no headache. Homeopathic remedies are very beneficial and provide complete relief from Cluster Headaches. Made of completely safe natural substances with zero side effects, Homeopathic remedies for cluster headache provide relief from acute pain and work to remove the disorder from its root so there is no recurrence of Cluster Headache.
Symptoms of Cluster Headache
The typical and foremost symptom of headache around or in the eye is eye discharge, swelling or redness of eyes, drooping of eyelids, nasal discharge or congestion, and sweating of face. In a few persons, the pain also settles in temporal region of head. The accompanying symptoms are always present on the same side on which the headache appears. Restlessness is also experienced by patients.
Homeopathic Treatment for Cluster Headache
The Homeopathic treatment for cluster headache aims at two aspects in treating patients. The first is to provide relief from acute pain and the second is to remove the condition from its root with the most beneficial natural Homeopathic remedies. With the use of Homeopathic medicines, the intensity and frequency of Cluster Headache reduces and with the long-term use of appropriate Homeopathic remedies, Cluster Headache is extracted from its root.
Top Homeopathic Remedies for Cluster Headache
Cedron: Best Homeopathic medicine for Cluster Headache at precisely same hour
Cedron is considered the top natural Homeopathic medicine that will provide immidiate relief from Cluster Headaches. Cedron is of great help when the main symptom is severe pain around the eye at a particular hour. Periodicity in occurrence of periorbital pain is essentially marked. This pain may radiate into the ear. In other persons, the pain around the eye may radiate to the temples or back of head. Watering from eyes with burning may also present itself with eye pain. Night aggravation of pain is also noted. Although the pain may appear on any side, the pain over the left side of eye is felt more often for prescribing Homeopathic remedy Cedron.
Belladona: Homeopathic medicine for Cluster Headache with redness or swelling of eyes
Belladona is the ideal natural Homeopathic medicine for Cluster Headache with redness or swelling of eyes and flushing of face. The characteristic feature for using this Homeopathic remedy is deep pain in the eyes, mostly throbbing or shooting in nature, with congestion and redness of eyes. The eyes also show protrusion. Photophobia i.e. intolerance to light or worsening of pain from light may also be noted. In most cases, lying down worsens the pain and tight bandage or pressure seems to provide relief. The sudden onset of a violent headache is also a marked feature. The attacks appear suddenly and with intensity and leave with the same suddenness.
Spigelia: Homeopathic medicine for left-side Cluster Headache
Spigelia is a natural Homeopathic medicine which is very beneficial in treating the left-side Cluster Headache. Its use is recommended when there is a severe violent pain around the eye and in the eye socket specifically on the left side. The eyeballs too appear large. The pain can be of varying nature like digging, boring, shooting, violent, throbbing or stitching pain, with a feeling of needles pricking in the eye on the left side. The main worsening factor given by a patient for using Homeopathic remedy Spigelia is pain in eye on moving or turning the eye. A few persons may also describe noise or touching the eye as the most aggravating factors. Rest in most cases seems to relieve the pain. Along with pain, redness of eyes with sensitivity to light and dropping of eyes also show their presence. Another marked feature for using Spigelia is occurrence of pain around the left eye in morning either on rising or while lying in bed. A characteristic relief from pain by washing with cold water is a peculiar symptom guiding the use of Homeopathic medicine Spigelia.
Sanguinaria Can: Homeopathic medicine for right-side Cluster Headache
For treating right-side Cluster Headache, natural Homeopathic medicine Sanguinaria Can is the ideal remedy. The use of Homeopathic medicine Sanguinaria Can is considered in all those cases of Cluster Headache where the pain settles over or around the right eye. A bursting sensation with a feeling as if the eyes will be pressed out is very marked. Periodicity of pain is noted mostly with beginning of pain in morning and continuing till evening. The most aggravating factors in pain to be kept in mind where Sanguinaria Can is applicable are motion and light. And sleep and lying down still are the soothing factors. Characteristic relief from pain may also be brought about by walking in open air for some patients needing Sanguinaria Can. Along with pain over right eye, there is a profuse watering of eyes. The eyes are also very congested, and red with burning sensations. The face, especially cheeks, shows flushing. In a few persons, nasal congestion is a prominent feature.
Homeopathic remedies for Cluster Headache on left-side
Spigelia is a top natural Homeopathic medicine for left-side cluster headache. The other useful Homeopathic medicines like Cedron, Oreodaphne Californica, Bryonia and Epiphegus are amongst the best natural remedies for cluster headaches specially on left side.Cedron is the best Homeopathic remedy when pain around or above the left eye appears at precisely the same hour of day. Oreodaphne Californica is of great help when pain in left eye is accompanied by dropping of eyelids. In most cases, the person has a need to close the eye to get relief. Light and noise seem to worsen the pain. Perfect silence is what is needed to get relief. Homeopathic medicine Bryonia is the ideal remedy when the main feature to be considered is pain in left-side eye worsening by the slightest of motion. The pain is bursting in nature with a sensation as if the eyes will be pressed out. Epiphegus is the Homeopathic remedy of great help and can provide immediate relief from cluster headaches when the pain is located in the left temple region. The most peculiar and characteristic feature for using Epiphegus is appearance of pain when a person engages or exerts in any activity apart from the daily routine activities, be it physical or mental activity. After getting a good sleep, the pain is relieved.
Homeopathic treatment for Cluster Headache on right side
For dealing with right-side Cluster Headache, the best natural Homeopathic medicine is Sanguinaria Can. The other very effective Homeopathic medicines for right-side Cluster Headache are Magnesium Phos, Chelidonium, Silicea and Iris Versicolor. Magnesium Phos is among the top Homeopathic remedies for right-side supraorbital pain. The main indication for using this Homeopathic medicine is relief from pain by heat applications. Chelidoinum is another beneficial Homeopathic remedy when profuse watering from the eyes accompanies the pain in right eye. The pressure application seems to be relieving. The pupils too are contracted. Homeopathic remedy Silicea is the ideal mode of treatment when pain that has settled over the right eye worsens from a slight cold air exposure, and the person gets relief by wrapping up warmly. Iris is the best Homeopathic medicine when pain in right temple or supraorbital region gets worse from taking rest and motion provides relief. Vomiting or nausea may also show prominence with pain for using Iris Versicolor.
Homeopathic remedies for Cluster Headache as per periodicity
When selecting the best natural remedies for Cluster Headache, a precise note is made of the time of the recurrence of pain. Homeopathy has very efficient medicines for control of bouts of Cluster Headache returning at a particular time of day — it may be every day, every alternate day, every week, or every month. The time of periodicity is to be added with the other modalities of increase or decrease of pain to select the best Homeopathic remedy as per the case.