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The Migraine Brain By Elaine McArdle

The Migraine Brain by Elaine McArdle

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Summary

There are millions of migraine sufferers around the world. Almost all of Dr Carolyn Bernstein's patients master their migraines and get better, and with this book, readers can do the same.

The Migraine Brain Summary

The Migraine Brain: Your Breakthrough Guide to Fewer Headaches, Better Health by Elaine McArdle

The Migraine Brain is the comprehensive, most up-to-date book on migraines and it offers any sufferer the opportunity to get better: ? Reduce the frequency and intensity of migraines ? Learn how to prevent and curtail them ? Discover how to recover from them quickly. Every migraine is different because every sufferer has a unique Migraine Brain, with its own sensitivities and triggers. Dr Bernstein identifies what can trigger an attack, helping readers to develop a personalised plan to control or prevent their pain. Including research into the newest drug treatments, as well a range of tactics and treatments (from lifestyle change such as yoga, exercise and better sleep to diet) The Migraine Brain provides sufferers with everything they need to change their lives forever. Packed with the latest medical research and an up to date resource section, as well as lively anecdotes from sufferers, quizzes and questionnaires to help identify a personal approach to managing migraines, The Migraine Brain offers a comprehensive treatment programme. Your migraine isn't just a headache.But it's an illness that you can control and manage.Migraine is actually a neurological disease. It affects one in five women and one in twenty men, and can be a debilitating and chronic condition with a range of physical and emotional symptoms (not just excruciating head pain). It is caused by chemical and structural differences in the brains and central nervous systems of sufferers."Bernstein approaches the reader as she might patients -- creatively, scientifically, and sympathetically -- offering a range of tactics and treatments to help migraine sufferers control and mitigate their pain."'Publishers Weekly'The Migraine Brain is the comprehensive, most up-to-date book on migraines and it offers any sufferer the opportunity to get better:? Reduce the frequency and intensity of migraines? Learn how to prevent and curtail them? Discover how to recover from them quickly.Every migraine is different because every sufferer has a unique Migraine Brain, with its own sensitivities and triggers.Dr Bernstein identifies what can trigger an attack, helping readers to develop a personalised plan to control or prevent their pain. Including research into the newest drug treatments, as well a range of tactics and treatments (from lifestyle change such as yoga, exercise and better sleep to diet) The Migraine Brain provides sufferers with everything they need to change their lives forever.Packed with the latest medical research and an up to date resource section, as well as lively anecdotes from sufferers, quizzes and questionnaires to help identify a personal approach to managing migraines, The Migraine Brain offers a comprehensive treatment programme.Dr Carolyn Bernstein is an assistant professor of neurology at Harvard Medical School and has founded her own clinic, the Women's Headache Center. Elaine McArdle is an award-winning journalist who has suffered from migraines for twenty years.

The Migraine Brain Reviews

Migraine prevention, treatment and how to find your personal triggers. -- Wellbeing
Dr. Bernstein's program has helped hundreds of her patients master migraines, and her book can help you, too. -- Mehmet C. Oz, M.D., coauthor of 'You: Staying Young' and 'You: On a Diet'
The Migraine Brain is the most complete and up-to-date resource and is a must for all migraine sufferers and anyone who lives with them. It is thorough, easy to understand, and well organized. The ultimate migraine resource. -- Nieca Goldberg, M.D., author of Dr. Nieca Goldberg's Complete Guide to Women's Health
At last! The Migraine Brain offers real hope, help, and compassion to migraine sufferers everywhere. -- Pauline W. Chen, M.D.,author of Final Exam : A Surgeon's Reflections on Mortality
As a family doctor, I welcome this wonderful book, which can help patients reduce the impact of migraine on their lives. The Migraine Brain explains the subject well and makes understandable a complex condition. It is comprehensive and filled with practical tips for feeling better. -- Erica Swegler, M.D., 2006 Texas Family Physician of the Year

About Elaine McArdle

Elaine McArdle is an award-winning journalist, lawyer with a degree from Vanderbilt Law School, and migraineur who for twenty years has been writing for newspapers and magazines, including The Boston Globe, Boston magazine, and many others. Carolyn Bernstein,M.D., is an assistant professor of neurology at Harvard Medical School and a staff neurologist at Cambridge Health Alliance in Cambridge, Massachusetts. A board-certified neurologist, Dr. Bernstein belongs to the American Academy of Neurology. In 2006, Dr. Bernstein won the Harvard Medical School Faculty Prize for Teaching Excellence, and in 2007, she was the recipient of the Leonard Tow Award for Humanism in Medicine given by Harvard Medical School and the Arnold Gold Foundation. In 2007, she also won the National Headache Foundation's Headache Healthcare Provider of the Year. In 2006, Dr. Bernstein opened her own headache clinic for women, the Women's Headache Center at Cambridge Health Alliance.

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GOR003054949
9780285638709
028563870X
The Migraine Brain: Your Breakthrough Guide to Fewer Headaches, Better Health by Elaine McArdle
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Profile Books Ltd
2010-04-30
368
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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