The Woman's Migraine Toolkit: Managing Your Headaches from Puberty to Menopause

The Woman's Migraine Toolkit: Managing Your Headaches from Puberty to Menopause

by Dawn A. Marcus M.D., Philip Bain
     
 

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Migraine is a common, controllable, type of headache that affects one in every six women, more than 20 million in the U.S. alone. "The Woman’s Migraine Toolkit" provides practical management guidelines for headaches in girls and women, emphasizing the relationship to the hormonal changes that accompany puberty, the menstrual cycle, and menopause.

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Overview

Migraine is a common, controllable, type of headache that affects one in every six women, more than 20 million in the U.S. alone. "The Woman’s Migraine Toolkit" provides practical management guidelines for headaches in girls and women, emphasizing the relationship to the hormonal changes that accompany puberty, the menstrual cycle, and menopause.

It will help readers take charge of their migraines by learning what causes them and effective treatments for every stage in a woman's life. Useful tools, quizzes, and diaries for evaluating headaches and determining the best treatment are provided through the book, and downloadable versions are available on the publisher's and authors' websites. Practical instructions are provided for effective non-drug and medication therapies, as well as advice about how natural remedies and nutritional supplements that can help at each stage of life.

Drs. Dawn Marcus and Philip Bain understand that migraine sufferers need more than just a medication prescription – they need a comprehensive, holistic approach to headache management that addresses diet, sleep patterns, exercise habits, mood, and social concerns.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781936832125
Publisher:
DiaMedica
Publication date:
03/07/2011
Series:
A DiaMedica Guide to Optimum Wellness
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
995,195
File size:
4 MB

Meet the Author

Dawn Marcus, M.D. is a board-certified neurologist and professor at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, where she specializes in headache and pain management. Dr. Marcus has been the lead researcher for numerous studies investigating women’s migraine. Her interests including treating migraines in children, menstrual migraine, and migraine during pregnancy.

Philip Bain, M.D. is a practicing internist in a large multispecialty organization in Madison, WI. His patients enjoy the practical educational tools and handouts he has developed and uses routinely in his practice.

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