Migraine in Women

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PMPH-USA, 2004 - Medical - 196 pages
Migraine in Women provides a single, easy-to-use, "go-to" resource on migraine diagnosis and treatment for non headache-specialists who encounter women with migraine. It is a practical reference focusing on sex hormones, genetics, social, cultural, psychiatric and psychological factors that contribute to headache disorders. Migraine in Women provides discussions on epidemiology, pathogenesis, options for preventative therapy, and headache management strategies. The book covers a wide range of headache types including tension-type, cluster, drug induced, analgesic rebound, post-traumatic, thunderclap, coital, dangerous, and the recurrent disabling headache known as the migraine.
 

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Contents

Highlights
1
The Epidemiology of Primary Headache in Women
3
Pathogenesis of Migraine
12
Diagnosis of Common Headache Disorders
17
Evaluation of the Woman with Headache
36
Acute Treatment of Migraine Attacks
56
Preventive Therapy of Migraine
66
Other Approaches to Migraine Management
85
Menstrual Migraine
102
Migraine Management During Pregnancy
112
Menopause and Migraine
122
Oral Contraception Estrogen Replacement Therapy Migraine and Stroke
134
Psychiatric and Psychological Factors in Headache
144
A Sociologic Perspective on Migraine in Women
165
Ethnic and Cultural Factors in Womens Headaches
174
Patient Educational Resources
180

Migraine in Female Children and Adolescents
95

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