by Mary E. Williams



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780737752540
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication date: 07/15/2011
Series: Perspectives on Diseases and Disorders Series
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 15 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword 7

Introduction 9

Chapter 1 Understanding Migraines

1 Migraines: An Overview: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke 15

2 Migraines Are Connected to Sinus Headaches, Allergies, and Asthma Roger K. Cady 25

3 Alcohol and Cigarettes Are Associated with Migraines in High Schoolers: Obesity, Fitness & Wellness Week 32

4 Migraine Sufferers Face Stigma Ellin Holohan 36

Chapter 2 Issues and Controversies Concerning Migraines

1 New Drugs May Benefit Migraine Sufferers Anne Godlasky 41

2 New Drugs Are Not Always the Best Choice for Migraine Sufferers Kerri Wachter 46

3 Most Migraine Sufferers Are Dissatisfied with Their Medications: PR Newswire 52

4 The Outlook for Migraine Sufferers Has Greatly Improved Barb Berggoetz 58

5 Traditional Chinese Medicine Offers Effective Therapies for Migraine Sufferers Harry Hong 69

6 The Effectiveness of Traditional Chinese Medicine Has Not Been Proved Stephen Barrett 77

7 Natural Remedies Are Effective Against Migraines Hillari Dowdle 96

8 Plastic Surgery Can Ease Migraines Catherine Saint Louis 105

Chapter 3 Living with Migraines

1 Facing a Fear of Needles to Ease Migraine Pain Gretchen Roberts 112

2 A Lifelong Journey with Migraines: "Nancy" 117

3 A Migraine Sufferer's Barometer Is in Her Head Richard Brookhiser 122

Glossary 126

Chronology 129

Organizations to Contact 132

For Further Reading 136

Index 138

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