MigraineBook - 2001
Over 3 million Canadian suffer from migraineit affects people of all ages, races, cultures, personality type, and occupation and income levels. Various treatments are available, both with and without medication. Valerie South examines the identification and avoidance of migraine triggers, steps for self-management, the link between the migraine and menstruation, and complimentary therapies such as medication, massage, acupuncture and yoga. Topics include: Recent discoveries about the genetic factors in migraine New theories about the role of neurochemicals Everything you need o know about the triptan drugs The latest word on magnesium and B2 Updated information on the treatment of pediatric migraineBIO:VALERIE SOUTH, R.N., was the chief Operating Officer of the World Headache Alliance global cooperative of organizations that assisted people with headache in more than 30 nations worldwide. She is former Executive Director of the Migraine Association of Canada, and is herself a migraine sufferer. She lives in Oakville, Ontario.