What is the role of oxygen in the treatment 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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Oxygen (8 L/min for 10 minutes or 100% by mask) may abort the headache if used early. [19, 20] The mechanism of action is unknown.


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