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Migraine: The Complete Guide
     

Migraine: The Complete Guide

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by American Council for Headache Education, Lynn M. Constantine, Suzanne Scott
 

This ground-breaking resource for people with migraines contains the most up-to-date information on breakthrough drug therapies and specific techniques to help control migraines.

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This ground-breaking resource for people with migraines contains the most up-to-date information on breakthrough drug therapies and specific techniques to help control migraines.

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Library Journal
These two books aim to help migraine sufferers regain control of their lives. Each achieves this goal by thoroughly discussing the diagnosis, treatment, and impact of environmental factors and lifestyle on migraines, and each combines input from medical professionals with a readable style. Written by two experienced journalists in the health field in conjunction with The American Council on Headache Education, Migraine: The Complete Guide covers topics not found in Managing Your Migraine: migraine demographics, migraine in men and children, and coping with family, school, office, traveling, and health insurance. The strength of Managing Your Migraine lies in its emphasis on research and the provision of a thorough bibliography. The citations are primarily from professional books and journals published between 1987 and 1992. Burks, who has a master's in counseling, encourages a continuous process of keeping up with the latest research and promotes the use of libraries, health agencies, and periodical subscriptions to do so. She also places a greater emphasis on diet, devoting two chapters to the topic, with appendixes of recipes and food charts. While both books discuss the latest drug, Imitrex, Burks provides more practical information for its use and details potential problems caused by nonmigraine drugs. With 23 million Americans suffering from migraines, including 20 percent of all U.S. women, there is room for both these reasonably priced books in all public and consumer health education libraries.-Mary Prottsman, Medical Lib., Enterprise, Ala.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780440504580
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Publication date:
04/28/1994
Pages:
289
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.65(d)

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Migraine the Complete Guide 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Chapters and sections are broken down very well. Provides alternative therapies/which doctors are best suited for the condition/differences between migraine, cluster, etc. I've suffered with migraine for 20 years and thought I knew pretty much everything. This book clarified some issues and informed me of there were other solutions. Good book!
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book covers everything (types, symptoms, triggers, prescription and non-prescription drugs, the emotional impact, the scientific explanation, warnings about children with migraines, EVERYTHING) you need to know about migraines and it answers the questions you never thought to ask. I've shared my copy with three of my colleagues (all quite impressed). Now, I've come back to BUY A COPY FOR MY MOTHER-IN-LAW!!!