Migraine and other Headaches Answers at your FingertipsAuthor: Manuela Fontebasso
Migraine affects up to 15% of the UK population and countless more suffer from other forms of headache, such as chronic tension headaches and headaches from medication overuse. However, many people never visit a GP with their symptoms, thinking that nothing can be done.
Every headache is unique to the individual, but with careful diagnosis, most headaches can be managed through preventative treatment and pain relief medications. Other measures, such as diet and lifestyle change can also help, as can professional medical guidance.
This all-encompassing guide answers over 590 real patient questions about migraine and headaches, giving you the opportunity to really understand your headache and to find the best way to treat it.
There is no need to despair . . . In this comprehensive Q&A guide, headache specialist Dr Manuela Fontebasso provides you with a unique method, as used by migraine experts, to determine your migraine and to treat it.
I have enjoyed reading through this very comprehensive book. The style is excellent, based on the types of questions we are regularly asked.
It is comprehensive and the information is detailed and clear.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
2. What is migraine?
3. Headaches that are not migraine
4.Other non-migraine headaches
5. Recognising possibly more serious headaches
6. Who gets migraine and other headaches?
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