100 Questions & Answers About Migraine

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, Sep 29, 2009 - Medical - 268 pages
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EMPOWER YOURSELF ! Migraine affects 12% of adults in our country. Nearly one in five women and one in twenty men suffer from this disabling disease, making migraine one of the major health issues of our time. Further, migraine affects individuals in the prime of their lives when they are most intensely involved with their families and careers. 100 Questions & Answers About Migraine, Second Edition offers you authoritative, practical answers to your questions about the causes of migraine, its treatment, sources of support, and much more. Clear and easy to read, 100 Questions & Answers About Migraine, Second Edition has been updated to include recent research findings and provides practical tips on working with your doctor to find the best treatment for your headaches. Written by a neurologist with extensive experience treating patients with migraine and a clinical psychologist who is a pain management expert, along with contributions from actual headache patients, this book is an invaluable resource for understanding and coping with the medical, psychological, and emotional turmoil of this painful condition.
 

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Contents

All About Migraine
1
Treatment and the Doctors Visit
37
Migraine Across the Lifespan
107
Managing Your Migraines Taking Control
123
The Emotional Side of Migraine Learning to Cope
155
Complementary and Alternative Medicine
191
Exercises for Migraine Prevention
223
Appendix
231
Glossary
243
Index
255
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