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Author Young, William B. (William Boyd), 1959-

Title Migraine and other headaches / William B. Young, Stephen D. Silberstein.

Imprint New York : Demos : AAN Press, c2004.

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Description xiii, 193 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Series AAN Press quality of life guide
Note Includes index.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents section I. History, philosophy, and general concepts -- 1. "Just a headache" -- 2. History of headache -- 3. The causes of headache -- Causes versus triggers -- Triggers -- Location and duration of pain -- Frequency and timing of attacks -- Pain severity and quality -- Family history -- Physical and neurologic examinations -- The concept of primary headache -- The concept of secondary headaches -- When you visit your physician -- 4. Serious headaches requiring medical attention -- Serious medical conditions that can cause headache -- Spinal headache and other low pressure headaches -- 5. Managing headaches : an overview -- The mind/body connection -- Family relations -- Treatment overview -- How to find a good headache doctor -- Combating stumbling blocks set up by insurance companies --
section II. Primary headache, migraine -- 6. Migraine : the big one -- Migraine without aura -- Migraine with aura -- The cause of migraine -- How common is migraine? -- Symptoms of migraine -- Chronic migraine -- 7. Treating migraine with medication -- Medication for acute migraine -- Preventive treatment -- Preventive medications -- Special circumstances -- 8. Alternative therapies for migraine -- Dietary supplements -- Physical treatments -- Behavioral therapies --
section III. Other primary headaches and associated illnesses -- 9. Tension-type headache -- Causes of tension-type headache -- Treatment of tension-type headache -- 10. Cluster headaches -- Causes of cluster headache -- Treatment of cluster headache -- 11. Unusual headaches -- Paroxysmal hemicrania -- Chronic daily headache -- Hemicrania continua -- New daily persistent headache -- "Ice pick" headache -- Sexual activity headache -- 12. Nonheadache illnesses that frequently accompany headache -- Psychological disturbances -- Fibromyalgia -- Irritable bowel syndrome -- Restless legs syndrome -- Raynaud's phenomenon --
section IV. Secondary headache -- 13. Sinus headache and nasal disease -- Cause of sinusitis -- Diagnostic testing -- Rhinosinusitis -- Deviated septum headache -- Sinus headache treatment -- Confusing migraine with sinus headache -- 14. Disorders of the neck -- 15. Post-traumatic headache -- 16. Atypical facial pain and trigeminal neuralgia / M. Alan Stiles.
Subject Migraine.
Headache.
Migraine Disorders.
Headache Disorders.
Added Author Silberstein, Stephen D.
ISBN 1932603034 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781932603033 (pbk. : alk. paper)

 
    
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