The Migraine Solution: A Complete Guide to Diagnosis, Treatment, and Pain Management (Paperback)

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The Migraine Solution: A Complete Guide to Diagnosis, Treatment, and Pain Management By Paul Rizzoli, M.D., Elizabeth Loder, M.D., M.P.H., Liz Neporent Cover Image
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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

About the Author


Paul Rizzoli, M.D., is an active member of the Massachusetts Medical Society and was the president of the Massachusetts Neurological Association from 2003-2005, where he now serves on the executive committee. He serves as an expert reviewer for the journal Headache.

Elizabeth Loder, M.D., M.P.H., joined the Brigham and Women's Hospital in 2006 following service as the Director of the Inpatient Pain Management and Outpatient Headache Management Programs at the Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Boston. Dr. Loder serves as the US-based Clinical Epidemiology Editor for the British Medical Journal and as an associate editor of the journals Headache and Cephalalgia.

Liz Neporent is the former president of Frontline Fitness and Plus One Health Management and is author or co-author of a dozen books on fitness and health, including The Migraine Solution.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780312605810
ISBN-10: 0312605811
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
Publication Date: January 3rd, 2012
Pages: 272
Language: English