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Chronic headaches makes the individuals who suffer from miserable. Chronic headaches include tension-type headaches, which affect nearly 78% of US adults, and migraines, which affect 16% of US Adults and 11% of US children. Headache disorders are a major contributing factor to disability and lost-work time world-wide. Altogether, diagnosis and treatment of headaches make up 20% of all outpatient visits to neurologists. The direct financial burden of caring for migraine headache patients alone In the U.S. is 2.5 billion per year.

What Nurses Know…Headaches is written by someone whos experienced having headaches all of her life. Some risk factors are not easily modifiable—family history of migraine, for example. But others, such as stress, diet, and the overuse of medications, are much more easily modified, through physician guidance, patient education, and support. Other preventive strategies include following specialized diets and using mind-body techniques such as deep relaxation, visualization, and biofeedback to help patients gain control over their headaches. What Nurses Know…Headaches discusses headaches in terms of risk symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and risk factors.

What Nurses Know…Headaches Includes:

Headache basics

Information on how to build your healthcare team

Discusses over a dozen headache types based the American Headache Society classification

Headache care, including coping measures, support

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Headaches are one of the most common medical complaints. Nearly everyone gets a one at some point in their lives and over 45 million Americans suffer with chronic headaches each year. Headache disorders are a major contributing factor to disability and lost-work time world-wide. Altogether, diagnosis and treatment of headaches make up 20% of all visits to neurologists.

What Nurses Know...Headaches is written by a nurse who has experienced having headaches all of her life. There are risk factors that are not changeable like genetics, for example. But others, such as stress, diet, or the overuse of medications, are much more easily changed through education. Other preventive strategies include following specialized diets and using mind-body techniques such as deep relaxation, visualization, and biofeedback to help people put an end to their headaches.

What Nurses Know...Headaches includes:

  • Headache basics

  • Discusses over a dozen headache types based the upon American Headache Society classifications

  • Headache care, including coping measures, support strategies,and future treatments onthe horizon

  • A list of proven headache prevention diets

About the Author

Wendy Cohan counsels patients with celiac disease, gluten intolerance, bladder-related health conditions and headaches. She maintains two websites on these topics and is the author of Gluten-Free Portland—A Resource Guide and The Better Bladder Book. Her background on headache comes from a combination of education and lifestyle experience, her personal health journey, and her life-long interest in health and nutrition.

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In her newest book, Wendy Cohan presents an impressive, comprehensive and well-organized study of the headache. She has thoroughly researched the latest available data and offers reliable solutions and resources. She writes in a clear personable style that balances valuable information with her own and others' direct experiences. By looking carefully at the whole person, Wendy helps us understand how everything relates.”
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9781936303298
Author:
Cohan, Wendy
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Demos Medical Publishing
Subject:
Pain Management
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Health and Medicine-Pain
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What Nurses Know...
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20120731
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Chronic headaches makes the individuals who suffer from miserable. Chronic headaches include tension-type headaches, which affect nearly 78% of US adults, and migraines, which affect 16% of US Adults and 11% of US children. Headache disorders are a major contributing factor to disability and lost-work time world-wide. Altogether, diagnosis and treatment of headaches make up 20% of all outpatient visits to neurologists. The direct financial burden of caring for migraine headache patients alone In the U.S. is 2.5 billion per year.

What Nurses Know…Headaches is written by someone whos experienced having headaches all of her life. Some risk factors are not easily modifiable—family history of migraine, for example. But others, such as stress, diet, and the overuse of medications, are much more easily modified, through physician guidance, patient education, and support. Other preventive strategies include following specialized diets and using mind-body techniques such as deep relaxation, visualization, and biofeedback to help patients gain control over their headaches. What Nurses Know…Headaches discusses headaches in terms of risk symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and risk factors.

What Nurses Know…Headaches Includes:

Headache basics

Information on how to build your healthcare team

Discusses over a dozen headache types based the American Headache Society classification

Headache care, including coping measures, support

"Synopsis" by ,
Headaches are one of the most common medical complaints. Nearly everyone gets a one at some point in their lives and over 45 million Americans suffer with chronic headaches each year. Headache disorders are a major contributing factor to disability and lost-work time world-wide. Altogether, diagnosis and treatment of headaches make up 20% of all visits to neurologists.

What Nurses Know...Headaches is written by a nurse who has experienced having headaches all of her life. There are risk factors that are not changeable like genetics, for example. But others, such as stress, diet, or the overuse of medications, are much more easily changed through education. Other preventive strategies include following specialized diets and using mind-body techniques such as deep relaxation, visualization, and biofeedback to help people put an end to their headaches.

What Nurses Know...Headaches includes:

  • Headache basics

  • Discusses over a dozen headache types based the upon American Headache Society classifications

  • Headache care, including coping measures, support strategies,and future treatments onthe horizon

  • A list of proven headache prevention diets

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