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Kandel, Joseph.(Author).
Sudderth, David B.(Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 0071457364 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780071457361 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xiv, 248 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, c2006.

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The Headache Cure : How to Uncover What's Really Causing Your Pain and Find Lasting Relief
The Headache Cure : How to Uncover What's Really Causing Your Pain and Find Lasting Relief
by Kandel, Joseph; Sudderth, David
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The Headache Cure : How to Uncover What's Really Causing Your Pain and Find Lasting Relief

SectionSection DescriptionPage Number
Acknowledgmentsp. xi
Introductionp. xii
Part IGetting to the Source of Your Pain
Chapter 1    What You Need to Know About Severe Chronic Headachesp. 3
        Chronic Headaches Are Realp. 3
        Chronic Headaches Are Not Your Faultp. 4
        Your Headache Pain Can Be Improved, and You Can Feel Betterp. 5
        Common Myths and Realities About Chronic Severe Headachesp. 6
        A Self-Evaluation: How Bad Are Your Headaches?p. 10
        Some Basics About Headache Painp. 15
Chapter 2    What Kind of Headache Do I Have? Figuring Out Your Particular Pain Puzzlep. 19
        A Self-Evaluation: What Could Be Causing Your Headaches?p. 20
        But What If It's a Combination or Other Type of Headache?p. 29
        Seeing a Doctor and Getting a Diagnosisp. 30
        Tests Your Doctor May Orderp. 30
        The Physical Examinationp. 33
        Finding a Good Doctor, When Necessaryp. 36
Chapter 3    Identifying Your Headache Triggersp. 41
        Analyzing the When and Where of Your Headaches: A Self-Evaluationp. 44
        Keeping a Headache-Trigger Diaryp. 55
        Using Your Trigger Diaryp. 56
Part IIThe Cervicogenic Headache: A Real Pain in the Neck
Chapter 4    The Basics on Neck Headachesp. 61
        What Is a Cervicogenic Headache?p. 63
        How Can Pain in Your Neck Make Your Head Hurt?p. 66
        Causes of Cervicogenic Headachesp. 67
        Symptoms and Signs of Neck Headachesp. 74
        Are You at Risk? Diagnosing the Cervicogenic Headachep. 77
Chapter 5    Resolving the Neck Headachep. 81
        Considering Medicationsp. 82
        Trigger Injectionsp. 85
        Joint Injectionsp. 86
        The Nerve Blockp. 86
        Rubbing Out the Pain: Massage Therapyp. 86
        Chiropractic Adjustments Might Helpp. 88
        Physical Therapyp. 89
        "Nexercises" That May Helpp. 90
        Additional At-Home Therapies That Can Help with Painp. 102
        Surgical Interventionsp. 104
Chapter 6    What You Can Do to Prevent Neck Headachesp. 107
        Analyze Your Phone Style (Neck Craning Versus Headset)p. 108
        Consider the Items You Carry with Youp. 109
        Your Lifting Strategy: Some Changes Might Be in Orderp. 110
        Your Office Chair: Is It Pain-Free?p. 111
        What About Your Computer? Ideas for Improvementp. 112
        Other Headache-Inducing Issues at Homep. 113
        Some Suggestions for Moms with Babies and Small Childrenp. 114
        Consider the Effects of Light and Soundsp. 115
Part IIIMigraines and Other Chronic Severe Headaches
Chapter 7    The Migrainep. 121
        Migraines Are Often Misdiagnosed as Other Headachesp. 123
        Symptoms of Migraine Headachesp. 124
        Possible Causes of Migrainesp. 128
        Other Coexisting Medical Problems Are Commonp. 130
        Menstrual Migrainesp. 131
        Finding Migraine Relief-Yes, It's Out There!p. 133
Chapter 8    Cluster, Tension-Type, Emergency, and Other Chronic Severe Headachesp. 137
        Coping with Cluster Headachesp. 138
        Tension-Type Headachesp. 141
        Occipital Neuralgiap. 143
        Emergency Headachesp. 145
        Combination/Mixed Headachesp. 148
        Chronic Daily Headachesp. 148
Chapter 9    When Headache Pain Stems from Other Medical Conditions or Causesp. 151
        How Doctors Suspect Your Headaches May Be Something Elsep. 152
        Common Illnesses That Cause Chronic Headachesp. 153
        Asthmap. 157
        Sinus Headaches/Sinusitisp. 158
        Rebound Headachesp. 159
        When Other Medications Induce Headachesp. 161
        Chronic Infectionsp. 162
        Obstructive Sleep Apneap. 162
        Temporomandibular Disordersp. 162
        Eye Problems That May Cause Headachesp. 165
Part IVGetting to Wellness: Working with Your Doctor to Treat Your Headaches
Chapter 10    Prescribing Relief: Medications That Combat and Prevent Recurring Headachesp. 169
        Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs and COX-2 Inhibitorsp. 170
        Ergot Derivativesp. 172
        Muscle Relaxants: The Good and the Badp. 174
        Narcoticsp. 175
        Topical Prescribed Medicationsp. 177
        Butalbital (Fiornal, Fioricet)p. 178
        Specialized Migraine Medications: The Triptansp. 179
        Medications for Nausea and Vomitingp. 181
        Newer Medication Solutions Given to Prevent Headachesp. 182
Chapter 11    Over-the-Counter Drugs, Vitamins, and Supplementsp. 189
        The Old Standbys: Tylenol, Excedrin, and Aspirinp. 190
        Supplements That May Help Youp. 192
        Suggestions for Buying OTC Vitamins and Supplementsp. 197
        Alcohol and Medication Interactionsp. 200
Chapter 12    Botox: A New Biologic Drug for Painp. 203
        What Is Botox?p. 204
        How Does Botox Work?p. 205
        How Botox Is Used for Headaches: The Processp. 210
        Our Experiences with Botox Headache Therapyp. 212
        How to Find Out More About Botox and Headachesp. 212
Chapter 13    Alternative Therapies and What You Can Do to Prevent Chronic Headachesp. 215
        Get Any Other Medical Problems Treatedp. 216
        Reduce Your Stress Levelsp. 217
        Sleep: Are You Getting Enough?p. 219
        Identify and Avoid Your Food Triggersp. 219
        Finding Relief with Alternative Therapiesp. 220
        Concluding Remarksp. 226
Bibliographyp. 229
Indexp. 237

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