What Your Doctor Doesn't Tell You...That You Need to Know
Author: Teri Robert, PhD
Category: Health & Fitness
For millions of Americans, Migraine disease, tension headaches, and other headaches are a debilitating part of every day. Teri Robert has been there—in fact, she experienced her first Migraine at age six. Now, in this groundbreaking holistic guide to the diagnosis and treatment of headaches and Migraine disease, she brings a patient-empowering message to all headache sufferers: you don't have to live with daily pain. She provides you with all the information you need to know about getting the help you need, including: Understanding side effects Treatments for long-term relief Risks and symptoms Identification of the various types of headaches Traditional and alternative therapies Information on finding health care practitioners and support Numerous case studies and expert advice
Provide your readers with a fascinating factbook on migraines, written for young adults. Author Anne K. Brown discusses traditional and alternative migraine treatments, the challenges of living with migraines and the direction of future research. Sidebars, charts, and graphs present information that is perfect for research and report writing.
Everyone will experience headaches in their life, but for some people, headaches are more frequent and severe than for others. These headaches, called migraines, cause severe pain and can have negative effects on a person's life. Readers learn the symptoms of and treatments for migraines as well as what doctors currently know about their cause. Detailed charts, annotated quotes from experts, and in-depth sidebars give young adults the most up-to-date information about these debilitating headaches to help them manage their own migraines and better understand those who suffer from them.
Release on 2012-01-03 | by Paul Rizzoli, M.D.,Elizabeth Loder, M.D., M.P.H.,Liz Neporent
A Complete Guide to Diagnosis, Treatment, and Pain Management
Author: Paul Rizzoli, M.D.,Elizabeth Loder, M.D., M.P.H.,Liz Neporent
Pubpsher: St. Martin's Griffin
Category: Health & Fitness
A straightforward, engaging, up-to-date guide to migraine and its treatment. For millions of Americans, migraine headaches are a debilitating part of every day. As top neurologists specializing in headache pain at Brigham and Women's Hospital and The Faulkner Hospital in Boston, Elizabeth Loder, MD, MPH, and Paul Rizzoli, MD, are at the forefront of new research related to migraine management and treatment. In THE MIGRAINE SOLUTION, they'll provide clear, current, reliable information to meet the unmet needs of the headache patient, while also clarifying some of the 'myths' of headache management. Along with Liz Neporent, seasoned health journalist and lifetime migraine sufferer, they will provide readers with all of the guidance they need to alleviate their migraines for good, including: - Understanding migraine triggers - Self-evaluation questionnaires and symptom-trackers - Cheat sheets, wallet cards, and migraine logs - Over-the-counter vs. prescription drug treatment - Herbal/vitamin treatment and complementary/alternative medicine - Lifestyle treatments including diet, exercise, sleep, and meditation - Emergency pain management - Special circumstances: women and children - Essential Harvard resources and FAQs
There are two crucial issues in the treatment and management of headache patients: More than 50% of individuals experiencing headache have only been treated symptomatically, with no appropriate diagnosis established; and history and neurologic examination are essential to establishing a diagnosis, and thus selecting appropriate therapy. Headache and Migraine Biology and Management is a practical text that addresses these issues, featuring contributions from expert clinical authors. The book covers in detail topics including chronic and episodic migraine, post-traumatic headache, sinus headache, cluster headache, tension headache, and others. Chapters are also dedicated to treatment subjects, including psychiatric and psychological approaches, medication overuse, inpatient treatment, and pediatric issues. This book is an ideal resource for researchers and clinicians, uniting practical discussion of headache biology, current ideas on etiology, future research, and genetic significance and breakthroughs. This resource is useful to those who want to understand headache biology, treat and manage symptoms, and for those performing research in the headache field. A practical discussion of headache biology, current ideas on etiology, future research, and genetic significance and breakthroughs Features chapters from leading physicians and researchers in headache medicine Full-color text that includes both an overview of multiple disciplines and discusses the measures that can be used to treat headaches
Understanding the Hormone Connection to find Hope and Wellness
Author: Susan Hutchinson MD
Pubpsher: Oxford University Press
Category: Health & Fitness
Headache in women is truly a major health issue. Every year, over 22 million women in the United States suffer from migraine headache, often debilitating attacks that can leave the sufferer bedridden and that, in many cases, can undermine both one's career and even one's marriage. The Woman's Guide to Managing Migraine is a concise and practical handbook that gives female headache sufferers all the tools they need to work with their healthcare providers to properly diagnose types of headache and develop the best possible treatment plans. A headache specialist, family practice physician, and fellow migraine sufferer, Dr. Susan Hutchinson introduces the reader to seven women with different lives--ranging from a nineteen-year-old college student, to a twenty-nine-year-old attorney, to a fifty-five-year-old mother of three grown children--different women with the common thread of suffering from disabling monthly migraines. As these women's lives unfold throughout the book, the reader gains insight into their own headache experience. Readers will learn about hormonal therapy, preventive strategies, and treatment options, ranging from the most promising new drugs to the most effective complementary and alternative therapies. Dr. Hutchinson answers common questions, such as how to plan for pregnancy and how to manage family and work life while coping with ongoing migraine attacks. She shows you how to carefully maintain your body and brain to minimize disruptions that can trigger a migraine, how to keep a migraine diary, how to find a headache-focused provider in your area, and how to make the most out of a visit to your doctor. The book includes a "headache quiz" that will determine if you are having true migraines. The time in a woman's life when migraine is most common--her twenties through her early fifties--represents her peak earning-power and child-raising years. The Woman's Guide to Managing Migraine will empower women to take charge of their treatment and find the path to living well.
Providing practical guidance about the various self-helpmeasures, conventional medical options and complementary therapies, these jargon-free question-and-answer guides provide practical advice about coping with various forms of arthritis and migraines. Contains up-to-date research on the latest treatments and complementary therapies Features comprehensive sections on diet and exercise
Release on 2013-05-15 | by Mary Jane Smith, PhD, RN,Patricia R. Liehr, PhD, RN
Author: Mary Jane Smith, PhD, RN,Patricia R. Liehr, PhD, RN
Pubpsher: Springer Publishing Company
Awarded first place in the 2013 AJN Book of the Year Awards in the Nursing Research category "This is an outstanding edition of this book. It has great relevance for learning about, developing, and using middle range theories. It is very user friendly, yet scholarly." Score: 90, 4 Stars.--Doody's Medical Reviews Middle range theory has become a vital staple of nursing education and application to research. These theories, which lie between the working hypotheses derived from day-to-day research and the larger, systemic efforts to develop unified theories, cover the scientific underpinnings that guide nursing practice and research. This third edition of a two-time AJN Book of the Year Award winner contains two new theories, including self-reliance theory and transitions theory. It revises and updates all other content, and provides ladders of abstraction for each theory to guide students in their appropriate use. This highly accessible book integrates nursing theory with well-defined practice areas, identifies purpose and basic concepts, foundational literature, relationships among concepts, and use in practice. Chapters are organized by central theories, each of which is covered in depth. Comprehensive bibliographies at the end of each chapter facilitate more in-depth research. The book remains an essential text for theory and research courses in master's and doctoral nursing programs. New to the Third Edition: Presents two new theories: self-reliance theory and transitions theory Deletes two theories no longer in use: community empowerment and family stress/adaptation Updates and revises all other content from the second edition Guides students in appropriate use of theory per level of complexity