Headache Help: A Complete Guide to Understanding Headaches and the Medications That Relieve Them

Headache Help: A Complete Guide to Understanding Headaches and the Medications That Relieve Them

By:  Lawrence Robbins, Susan Lang

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Many people who suffer from headaches never consult a doctor, believing that no help is available, while others become frustrated and give up the search for relief. 

Fully revised and updated, this valuable book can save you time and trouble and help you stop the pain. It describes the full range of treatment options for migraines, cluster headaches, and tension headaches. It includes easy-to-understand information on the actions and side effects of hundreds of over-the-counter and prescription medications that prevent or abort headaches or dull the pain of a headache in progress. 

 

Special highlights: 

Details on the medications that have revolutionized migraine treatment 

Discussion of how hormones affect migraines 

Quick-reference guides to the medications that are most likely to work for your particular condition 

Helpful suggestions on how to describe your headache to your physician 

Hard-to-come-by information on headaches in children, teens, women, and people over fifty 

Alternative treatments, including herbs and acupuncture 

Self-help strategies such as relaxation techniques and biofeedback 

A national index of headache clinics and organizations

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  • Format: eBook

  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780544341494

  • ISBN-10: 054434149X

  • Pages: 352

  • Price: $9.99

  • Publication Date: 08/26/2014

  • Carton Quantity: 1

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Lawrence Robbins

LAWRENCE ROBBINS, M.D., is the founder of the Robbins Headache Clinic in Northbrook, Illinois. He is an assistant professor of neurology at Rush Medical College in Chicago.
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  • reviews

    "A great little book: thorough, comprehensive, well researched." - NATIONAL HEADACHE FOUNDATION

    "A reassuring book for headache sufferers and a must-read for those who work in physicians' offices." Neuropractice

Available Resources

Related Categories

  • Format: eBook

  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780544341494

  • ISBN-10: 054434149X

  • Pages: 352

  • Price: $9.99

  • Publication Date: 08/26/2014

  • Carton Quantity: 1

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