The Woman's Migraine Toolkit by Dawn A. Marcus M.D.
Managing Your Headaches from Puberty to Menopause (A DiaMedica Guide to Optimum Wellness)

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Migraine is a common, controllable, type of headache that affects one in every six women, more than 20 million in the U.S. alone. "The Woman’s Migraine Toolkit" provides practical management guidelines for headaches in girls and women, emphasizing the relationship to the hormonal changes that accompany puberty, the menstrual cycle, and menopause.

It will help readers take charge of their migraines by learning what causes them and effective treatments for every stage in a woman's life. Useful tools, quizzes, and diaries for evaluating headaches and determining the best treatment are provided through the book, and downloadable versions are available on the publisher's and authors' websites. Practical instructions are provided for effective non-drug and medication therapies, as well as advice about how natural remedies and nutritional supplements that can help at each stage of life.

Drs. Dawn Marcus and Philip Bain understand that migraine sufferers need more than just a medication prescription – they need a comprehensive, holistic approach to headache management that addresses diet, sleep patterns, exercise habits, mood, and social concerns.

About Dawn A. Marcus M.D.

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Dawn Marcus, M.D. is a board-certified neurologist and professor at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center who specializes in pain management, with a special focus on fibromyalgia research and treatment. Dr. Marcus has been the lead researcher for numerous studies investigating women's issues in pain management and gender differences in the pain experience. Her research has also focused on the holistic treatment of fibromyalgia and other pain complaints, including non-drug, complementary, and alternative treatments.Atul Deodhar, M.D., is a Professor in the Division of Arthritis and Rheumatic Diseases at the Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, OR.
Published March 7, 2011 by DiaMedica. 256 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting. Non-fiction

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