The Migraine Solution

A Complete Guide to Diagnosis, Treatment, and Pain Management

Paul Rizzoli, MD, Elizabeth Loder, MD, MPH, and Liz Neporent

St. Martin's Griffin

Download Image Paul Rizzoli, MD, Elizabeth Loder, MD, MPH, and Liz Neporent The Migraine Solution

Available Formats

BookeBook
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

Connect with the Author

Macmillan Newsletter


Sign up to receive information about new books, author events, and special offers.

Sign up now

Book Excerpts

Read an Excerpt

chapter 1
What Are the Different Types of Headaches?
 
 
In the first season of the TV show Lost, Sawyer, one of the main characters, experienced headaches. What caused these headaches seemed to be an easily solved mystery: He needed reading glasses, which he managed to find on that mysterious island.
If only all headaches could be cured so quickly. But given the many colorful, bizarre, and even scary names that various types of headaches go by, it’s easy to be confused, or even terrified, by this common problem.
There are more than three hundred types of headaches

Read the full excerpt

Back

Reviews

Reviews from Goodreads

Back

About the Author

Paul Rizzoli, MD, Elizabeth Loder, MD, MPH, and Liz Neporent

  PAUL RIZZOLI, MD is Clinical Director and fellowship director of the John R. Graham Headache Center at the Faulkner Hospital in Boston.

ELIZABETH LODER, MD, MPH is the Chief of the Division of Headache and Pain in the Department of Neurology at the Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston and an Associate Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School. 

LIZ NEPORENT is a writer on health, medical, and other topics for ABC News and a frequent contributor to More, Shape, healthmonitor.com and other popular news outlets.

Liz Neporent
Paul Rizzoli
Elizabeth Loder

Back

Buy the Book

Available Formats and Book Details

The Migraine Solution
A Complete Guide to Diagnosis, Treatment, and Pain Management
Paul Rizzoli, MD, Elizabeth Loder, MD, MPH, and Liz Neporent

e-Book Agency

e-Book Agency
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin
January 2012
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781429938259
ISBN10: 1429938250
288 pages
$7.99

Mass Market Paperbound

Mass Market Paperbound
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Paperbacks
January 2012
Mass Market Paperbound
ISBN: 9780312553319
ISBN10: 0312553315
4 1/8 x 6 3/4 inches, 272 pages
$7.99

Trade Paperback

Trade Paperback
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin
January 2012
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780312605810
ISBN10: 0312605811
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 272 pages
$14.99
Back

From The Publisher

St. Martin's Griffin

Latest on Facebook

Latest on Twitter

Back