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Paperback Conquering Your Migraine: The Essential Guide to Understanding and Treating Migraines for All Sufferers and Their Families Book

ISBN: 0684873109

ISBN13: 9780684873107

Conquering Your Migraine: The Essential Guide to Understanding and Treating Migraines for All Sufferers and Their Families

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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...

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Helped answer some questions

I suffer from cronic migraines. I have been seeing my doctor, but havn't been getting the answeres I've needed. This book helped me understand what was going on, what to look for, and even gave me ideas on what to do differently. It also gave me ideas of what i'm going to mention during my next visit to my doctor. My mother also suffers from migraines, and I have a few friends and do also. I have had no problem inviting them to read my book.

Essential for migraine sufferers.........

....Seymour Diamond, MD has written a comprehensive book on migraines that is designed for the layman. He explains the physiology of migraines and how they differ from ordinary headaches. He describes common symptoms that help the reader identify if and which type of migraine he/she gets, or if the migraines are co-existing with other types of headaches (which, once diagnosed, impacts treatment). Dr. Diamond delves into the specific problems that may occur in women (PMS, menopause) and how they may correlate with migraine, the link between migraine and other diseases (such as lupus, epliepsy, etc.) and how to tell the danger signs that indicate that a headache requires immediate medical attention. The second half of the book is devoted to treatment. Dr.Diamond covers common drugs that are prescribed to treat migraine as well as dietary changes that migraine sufferers may wish to make. He also has a section on alternative treatments from chiropractic to biofeedback to herbal remedies.The book also includes case studies and ends with a presentation of several support networks for migraine sufferers. Overall very informative book and a must for anyone wishing to begin or change the treatment they are receiving for migraines.
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