MRI Specialist Chronic Cluster Headache Treatment Center
After ten years of being introduced, stimulating a specific region in the brain has been proven to prevent chronic cluster headache attacks in more than 60% patients. Although the procedure is safe, there is a small risk that patients may experience brain hemorrhage. There have been studies that reported an increase in the pain threshold for cold, that was located in the nerve areas close to the treatment site. The study suggests that both the area in the brain and the nerves in the head are needed to produce a cluster headache attack. Concluding that implanting a stimulating device in the head has a small risk of brain hemorrhage and therefore surgery must be performed by an expert neurosurgery team, but only in specific patients.
View the original chronic cluster headache treatment study at this link: Hypothalamic deep brain stimulation in the
treatment of chronic cluster headache