Race Against Pain: Cluster Headache Awareness
June 16th, 2018
The Race Against Pain: Cluster Headache Awareness is a Running race in Littleton, Colorado consisting of a 5K.
Cluster Headaches are not "headaches." This neurological condition is a form of Trigeminal Autonomic Cephalalgia which causes severe one-sided attacks of sharp, ice-pick type pain anywhere from 1 up to 12 times a day, lasting 15 minutes to 3 hours each. Nicknamed "Suicide Headaches," this disease is known to be one of the most painful conditions known to man. The most effective treatment is high-flow oxygen through a non-rebreather mask, but the National Institute of Health has yet to classify oxygen therapy for cluster headaches, leaving many sufferers paying hundreds each month or going without.
This 5k run/walk is to raise awareness for this horrific condition, and 100%Keep Reading
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