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Author Fontebasso, Manuela

Title Migraine and other headaches / Manuela Fontebasso
Published London : Class, 2007


Description 1 online resource (xii, 331 pages) : illustrations
Series Answers at your fingertips
Answers at your fingertips
Contents Foreword; Foreword; 1 -- Introduction; 2 -- What is migraine?; 3 -- Headaches that are not migraine; 4 -- Other non-migraine headaches; 5 -- Recognising possiblymore serious headaches; 6 -- Who gets migraine and otherheadaches?; 7 -- How can I help myself?; 8 -- Complementary therapies; 9 -- Who can help me?; 10 -- What do the doctor and specialist nurse need to know and why?; 11 -- Acute treatment; 12 -- Preventative treatment; 13 -- Tackling medication overuse headache; 14 -- Children and headaches; 15 -- Women, hormones and headaches; 16 -- Research and the future; Glossary
Summary Information on all the different types of migraines and their symptoms, plus guidance on the other most common types of headaches. Advice about medication, complementary therapies and self-help measures. Warnings about 'red flags': how to recognise symptoms of something potentially more serious. Diagnostic questions for you to answer: what your doctor and specialist nurse need to know and why
Notes Includes index
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Subject Migraine -- Popular works
Headache -- Popular works
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Nervous System (incl. Brain)
MEDICAL -- Neurology.
Genre/Form Popular works.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781859591703