Living Well with Migraine Disease and Headaches: What Your Doctor Doesn't Tell You...That You Need to Know (Paperback)

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For millions of Americans, Migraine disease, tension headaches, and other headaches are a debilitating part of every day. Teri Robert has been there—in fact, she experienced her first Migraine at age six. Now, in this groundbreaking holistic guide to the diagnosis and treatment of headaches and Migraine disease, she brings a patient-empowering message to all headache sufferers: you don't have to live with daily pain. She provides you with all the information you need to know about getting the help you need, including:

  • Understanding side effects
  • Treatments for long-term relief
  • Risks and symptoms
  • Identification of the various types of headaches
  • Traditional and alternative therapies
  • Information on finding health care practitioners and support
  • Numerous case studies and expert advice

About the Author


Teri Robert is an award-winning patient advocate who received the National Headache Foundation's "Patient Partner Award" in 2004 for her "efforts in patient education, support, and advocacy." She is the About.com Guide for headaches and Migraine disease, and serves as the National Support Advisor for MAGNUM, the National Migraine Association.

Praise For…


“This book will be of great help and support to those suffering with migraine and other chronic headaches.” — Robert S. Kunkel, MD, Cleveland Clinic Headache Center

“An upbeat, practical and intelligent survey of our current understanding of migraine and frequent headaches.” — Elizabeth Loder, MD, Director, Headache Management Program, Spaulding Rehabilitation Program; Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School.

“A breath of fresh air for headache sufferers and their families.” — William B. Young, MD, Director, Inpatient Unit, Jefferson Headache Center, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital; Associate Professor of Neurology Jefferson Medical College,Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

“[O]ne of the most far-reaching books in educating the public about migraine disease and headaches…spectacularly empowering.” — John Claude Krusz, Ph.D., MD, ANODYNE Headache and Pain Care

“This book is a wealth of knowledge, understanding, and compassion.” — Roger Cady, MD, founder and director, Headache Care Center, Springfield, Missouri

“A must read for anyone who struggles with Migraine disease or anyone who loves, lives or works with a Migraneur.” — Michael John Coleman and Terri Miller Burchfield, MAGNUM: The National Migraine Association



Product Details
ISBN: 9780060766856
ISBN-10: 0060766859
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
Publication Date: November 1st, 2005
Pages: 336
Language: English
Series: Living Well (Collins)

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