Breaking the Headache Cycle: A Proven Program for Treating and Preventing Recurring Headaches
Two headache specialists offer their innovative Headache Reduction Program, for treating and preventing recurring headaches
Twenty-eight million people in the United States suffer from chronic, recurrent, often disabling headaches-half of them forgoing medical attention in favor of analgesics that do nothing to prevent the next one. In Breaking the Headache Cycle , the authors-migraine sufferers themselves-present the integrated Headache Reduction Program (HARP) that they developed at the Princeton Headache Clinic.
Based on the central insights that the predisposition to headaches is a sign of an unusually sensitive nervous system and that drugs are only one component of the most successful treatment plans, this remarkable program instructs readers in a range of techniques, including:
- how to relieve the pain of migraines
The innovative solutions detailed in Breaking the Headache Cycle range from simple breathing exercises and dietary changes to support groups and the latest medications. In this thorough and accessible guide, the authors promise new relief for those already being treated for recurring headaches and for those who currently suffer in silence.
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I suffer from chronic migraines. I have since I was about 12 years old. Their frequency, duration, and intensity vary depending upon the current events in my life, but I've never been able to feel ... Read full review
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It is estimated that 28 million Americans experience chronic severe headaches that disrupt their lives daily. Over half are incorrectly diagnosed and thus do not receive appropriate treatment. At ... Read full review