Overcoming Headaches and Migraines: Clinically Proven Cure for Chronic Pain

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Harvest House Publishers, Aug 1, 2008 - Headache - 208 pages
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As many as "45 million" Americans have chronic and severe headaches--and they're desperate for practical, clearly explained help and answers. Physical therapist Lisa Morrone extends hope. Nearly 20 years of teaching, research, and treating patients have given her a comprehensive, multidisciplinary perspective. Headache/migraine sufferers don't have to resign themselves to being pill-popping victims. Rather, they can achieve lasting changes by discovering how to... uncover the "sources" of head pain and avoid unnecessary medication eliminate pain originating from neck dysfunction or muscle tension ward off migraines and cluster headaches by pinpointing and avoiding "triggers" decide whether self-treatment, treatment by a practitioner, or a combination is best loosen the traps of stress, anger, and emotional/spiritual bondage that clamp down with head pain This multifaceted resource combines effective habits, exercises, and lifestyle adjustments to end head-pain disability and give readers back a life to enjoy and share.
 

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Contents

What Kind of Headache Do I Have Anyway?
19
Could Something Else Be Wrong?
35
Tensiontype and Cervicogenic Headaches
49
DoItYourself Healing Through Posture Changes
69
DoItYourself Relief from Stiff Muscles Stiff Joints and Disc Pain
81
DoItYourself Core Strengthening and Proper Breathing
91
Putting Yourself in the Hands of a Professional
109
Migraines and Clustertype Headaches
125
Figuring Out Your Triggers
141
Defusing Your Triggers
151
Prescription for Relief
163
Navigating Through the Seas of Discontent
181
Headache Resources
195
Notes
197
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Lisa Morrone, PT, has helped thousands of patients and readers get free from physical and emotional pain. A speaker, physical therapist, and adjunct professor for doctoral programs in physical therapy, she has authored Overcoming Back and Neck Pain, Overcoming Overeating, and Diabetes. She graduated her university PT training magna cum laude and now practices in New York state, where shelives with her husband and two children.

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