What is the prognosis of cluster headache (CH)?

Updated: Jun 07, 2019
  • Author: Michelle Blanda, MD; Chief Editor: Tarakad S Ramachandran, MBBS, MBA, MPH, FAAN, FACP, FAHA, FRCP, FRCPC, FRS, LRCP, MRCP, MRCS  more...
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Answer

Generally, CH is a lifelong problem. Potential outcomes include the following:

  • Recurrent attacks

  • Prolonged remissions

  • Possibility of transformation of an episodic cluster to a chronic cluster and vice versa


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