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Perspectives on diseases and disorders : migraines / Mary E. Williams, book editor.

Williams, Mary E., 1960- (Added Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Pike Co PL - Petersburg Main Library 616.84 POD (Text) 38650833377532 YA NON-FIC Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780737752540 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 0737752548 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 142 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: Detroit : Gale/Cengage Learning, [2011]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Understanding migraines. Migraines : an overview / National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke -- Migraines are connected to sinus headaches, allergies, and asthma / Roger K. Cady -- Alcohol and cigarettes are associated with migraines in high schoolers / Obesity, Fitness & Wellness Week -- Migraine sufferers face stigma / Ellin Holohan -- Issues and controversies concerning migraines. New drugs may benefit migraine sufferers / Anne Godlasky -- New drugs are not always the best choice for migraine sufferers / Kerri Wachter -- Most migraine sufferers are dissatisfied with their medications / PR Newswire -- The outlook for migraine sufferers has greatly improved / Barb Berggoetz -- Traditional Chinese medicine offers effective therapies for migraine sufferers / Harry Hong -- The effectiveness of traditional Chinese medicine has not been proved / Stephen Barrett -- Natural remedies are effective against migraines / Hillari Dowdle -- Plastic surgery can ease migraines / Catherine Saint Louis -- Living with migraines. Facing a fear of needles to ease migraine pain / Gretchen Roberts -- A lifelong journey with migraines / "Nancy" -- A migraine sufferer's barometer is in her head / Richard Brookhiser -- Glossary -- Chronology -- Organizations to contact.
Summary, etc.:
Describes the painful headaches that occur when certain brain neurons are activated and how these incidents can be treated and prevented, and discusses controversies over conventional and alternative treatments.
Subject: Migraine.
Migraine > Treatment.
Migraine > Alternative treatment.

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