Melatonin in the Preventive Treatment of Chronic Cluster Headache

@article{Peres2001MelatoninIT,
  title={Melatonin in the Preventive Treatment of Chronic Cluster Headache},
  author={M. Peres and T. Rozen},
  journal={Cephalalgia},
  year={2001},
  volume={21},
  pages={993 - 995}
}
Cluster headache is a stereotypic headache disorder marked by short-lasting bouts of severe unilateral head pain and associated autonomic symptoms. Almost pathognomonic of this condition are nocturnal attacks that usually occur during the first random eye movement sleep phase of the evening. Melatonin levels have been found to be decreased in cluster headache patients. A lack of melatonin secretion may predispose the cluster sufferer to nocturnal and, possibly, daytime attacks. Leone et al… Expand
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