Conquering Your Migraine

Author: Seymour Diamond
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781451611649
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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.

Conquering Headache

Author: Alan M. Rapoport
Publisher: PMPH-USA
ISBN: 9781550092332
Size: 46.70 MB
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Headache is an illness largely misunderstood, misdiagnosed, and mistreated. In this book the authors reveal the truth about headache and dispel many of the common myths. They prove that with the proper information and guidelines, headache sufferers can learn to control their headaches and improve their quality of life.

Understanding Your Migraines

Author: Morris Levin
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190209151
Size: 11.53 MB
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Twelve percent of the world's population is affected by migraines, tallying up to more than 35 million people in the US alone. The World Health Organization lists it among the top ten most disabling conditions. But even with those numbers, why are we still plagued with this disorder and what can we do, in our daily lives, to manage this devastating and demoralizing brain illness? Understanding Your Migraines: A Guide for Patients and Families addresses, in clear prose: - The impact migraines can have on your life, and your family's; - How to communicate and work with your medical team to make sure nothing is overlooked in your quest to conquer your migraines; - Non-medicinal and new experimental ways to reduce migraine symptoms; - The special and important cases of dealing with migraine during pregnancy, in children, and in adolescents; - How you can find online and community resources for learning more. Understanding Your Migraine: A Guide for Patients and Families brings together the expertise of two eminent headache neurologists, Dr. Morris Levin and Dr. Thomas Ward, who have each been caring for headache patients for more than 35 years. Peppered with patient cases to show how to successfully deal with a variety of headache issues, the authors address common concerns in an easy-to-read and comprehensive manner, making this a must-have on every bedside table.

The Migraine Solution

Author: Paul Rizzoli, M.D.
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
ISBN: 1429938250
Size: 39.78 MB
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A straightforward, engaging, up-to-date guide to migraine and its treatment. For millions of Americans, migraine headaches are a debilitating part of every day. As top neurologists specializing in headache pain at Brigham and Women's Hospital and The Faulkner Hospital in Boston, Elizabeth Loder, MD, MPH, and Paul Rizzoli, MD, are at the forefront of new research related to migraine management and treatment. In THE MIGRAINE SOLUTION, they'll provide clear, current, reliable information to meet the unmet needs of the headache patient, while also clarifying some of the 'myths' of headache management. Along with Liz Neporent, seasoned health journalist and lifetime migraine sufferer, they will provide readers with all of the guidance they need to alleviate their migraines for good, including: - Understanding migraine triggers - Self-evaluation questionnaires and symptom-trackers - Cheat sheets, wallet cards, and migraine logs - Over-the-counter vs. prescription drug treatment - Herbal/vitamin treatment and complementary/alternative medicine - Lifestyle treatments including diet, exercise, sleep, and meditation - Emergency pain management - Special circumstances: women and children - Essential Harvard resources and FAQs

Overcoming Headaches And Migraines

Author: Lisa Morrone
Publisher: Harvest House Publishers
ISBN: 0736932798
Size: 42.10 MB
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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.

Expert Systems Research Trends

Author: A. R. Tyler
Publisher: Nova Publishers
ISBN: 9781600216886
Size: 63.23 MB
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An expert system, also known as a knowledge based system, is a computer program that contains some of the subject-specific knowledge of one or more human experts. This book presents important research from this dynamic field.

Migraine Brains And Bodies

Author: C. M. Shifflett
Publisher: North Atlantic Books
ISBN: 9780977870202
Size: 17.97 MB
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Outlines an alternative approach to migraine treatment that focuses on anatomical links that convert muscle tension and other sources into migraines, challenging popular beliefs while outlining detailed recommendations in such areas as physical therapy, acupuncture and biofeedback. Original.

The Migraine Miracle

Author: Josh Turknett
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
ISBN: 1608828778
Size: 13.37 MB
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If you suffer from migraines, you know from experience that prescription medication can only do so much to help relieve your suffering. You also know that your next headache could still strike at any time, and as a result, you may lead a life of fear and trepidation, never knowing when the responsibilities of work and family will once again fall victim to your throbbing skull. Unfortunately, despite the many advances in medicine, there is still no real cure for the migraine headache. In The Migraine Miracle, a neurologist with a personal history of migraines offers readers the revolutionary dietary cure that has worked for him and continues to work for his patients: a diet low in wheat, sugar, and processed foods, and high in organic, protein-rich animal products. The book also explores the link between inflammation, diet, and migraines, and contains a 21-day meal plan to help readers change the way they eat. By following this easy meal plan, millions of sufferers will discover a life free from symptoms—once and for all. The book includes comprehensive, research-based information that explains what the brain goes through during a migraine headache, the phases of the migraine, and how a diagnosis is made. It also explores the risks and benefits of migraine medication, natural remedies for migraines, dietary migraine triggers, and detailed, specific instructions for a migraine-free eating plan. If you have tried migraine medicine but have not found real relief, it’s time to try something new. By changing the way you eat, and understanding what foods can trigger your migraine, you can start feeling better longer, without the threat of a migraine always looming over everything you do.

Living Well With Migraine Disease And Headaches

Author: Teri Robert, PhD
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: 0061748587
Size: 54.10 MB
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For millions of Americans, Migraine disease, tension headaches, and other headaches are a debilitating part of every day. Teri Robert has been there—in fact, she experienced her first Migraine at age six. Now, in this groundbreaking holistic guide to the diagnosis and treatment of headaches and Migraine disease, she brings a patient-empowering message to all headache sufferers: you don't have to live with daily pain. She provides you with all the information you need to know about getting the help you need, including: Understanding side effects Treatments for long-term relief Risks and symptoms Identification of the various types of headaches Traditional and alternative therapies Information on finding health care practitioners and support Numerous case studies and expert advice

Conquering Your Child S Chronic Pain

Author: Lonnie K. Zeltzer, M.D.
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: 0061976857
Size: 29.21 MB
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From a renowned expert in the field, a parent's guide to managing their child's chronic pain—to give back normal life to the 1 in 5 children for whom pain is a serious problem. A child's chronic pain undermines school performance and social and emotional health, erodes finances, and devastates the family. This book reveals what parents can do to alleviate their child's pain on a daily basis. Dr. Zeltzer's clinic is renowned for treatment of pediatric pain stemming from headaches, arthritis, irritable bowel syndrome; fibromyalgia, and more, via a multidisciplinary approach including specialists in psychiatry, hypnotherapy, yoga, acupuncture, biofeedback, and others. Based on more than 30 years study, Dr. Zeltzer offers ways to take control of the pain and ultimately become pain-free. She explains how to tell if the pain has become chronic, soothe the nervous system, reactivate the body's natural pain control mechanisms, which medications are most effective, breathing, muscle relaxation and visualization techniques, how to reduce parents' guilt and much more. It is never too late to treat pain in children, no matter how long it has lasted, says Dr. Zeltzer. Her book offers help and hope to families desperately in need.