iShowSpeed was taken to hospital after suffering a severe headache

Kelly Taylor

iShowSpeed, also known as Darren Watkins Jr., uploaded a heartbreaking video on his own YouTube account.

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Heartbreaking video

iShowSpeed, a social media influencer with millions of followers, was recently sent to the hospital after suffering a fatal headache, which he has identified as a cluster headache.

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Early on Sunday morning, while riding in an ambulance, he posted a video.

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He gained popularity on TikTok in 2021 as his followers shared videos of his combative behavior while streaming live.

Gained popularity

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He was also removed from Twitch for reportedly using sexual coercion or intimidation against fellow Twitch streamer Ash Kash.

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With one eye closed and the other noticeably puffy, he gave off the impression that he was in anguish in the video.

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In the video, he described his horrific encounter with a cluster headache, a severe and incapacitating headache disorder.

Headache disorder

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"Chat, it really hurts. It hurts terribly. Nothing can be done for me. It stings," cries iShowSpeed in excruciating agony.

Enormous pain

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Cluster headaches, as per Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), are a specific type of headache marked by intense, excruciating pain on one side of the brain.

What is a cluster headache?

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