Conquering Your Migraine: The Essential Guide to Understanding and Treating

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Simon and Schuster, Jun 22, 2010 - Health & Fitness - 224 pages
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The up-to-the-minute guide to understanding and treating migraines for all migraine sufferers and their families

Across America, twenty-eight million people suffer from migraines, costing the nation millions of dollars in lost work and school days, medication, and countless visits to doctors and hospitals. At the world-renowned Diamond Headache Clinic in Chicago, Dr. Seymour Diamond has spent more than thirty years helping thousands of headache sufferers conquer their debilitating pain. At last, the resources of that institution are available in a book. Dr. Diamond's Conquering Your Migraine is a comprehensive guide to the identification and treatment of all types of migraine, including pediatric headache, hormonal migraine, and coexisting migraine and tension-type headache.

This book includes:


  • The most up-to-date research on the cause of migraine, including if and how it will affect treatment
  • How to identify the danger signs of migraine
  • Identifying and treating migraine when it is linked to depression
  • Why more than 70 percent of migraine sufferers are women and what their particular circumstances mean for treatment
  • How the miracle drugs of the twenty-first century can stop your migraine attack
  • The latest in non-drug and self-help treatments, including relaxation therapy, biofeedback, and preventative therapies


If you or someone close to you suffers from migraine, Dr. Diamond's Your Migraine is the lifeline you need to help free you from pain.
 

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Contents

Preface
13
Chapter 1
19
Chapter 2
60
Chapter 3
74
Chapter 4
86
Chapter 5
94
Chapter 7
109
Chapter 8
120
Chapter 9
142
Chapter 10
155
Chapter 11
176
Chapter 12
190
Appendix
207
Index
218
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Seymour Diamond, M.D., an internationally recognized expert in management of headache pain, is the founder and director of the Diamond Headache Clinic in Chicago, Illinois, the oldest and largest private clinic in the United States devoted solely to headache. The author of The Hormone Headache and the coeditor of The Practicing Physician's Approach to Headache, Dr. Diamond has contributed to twenty other headache books and has written more than three hundred articles on the subject of headache.

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