Headache and your Child

Headache and your Child

The Complete Guide to Understanding and Treating Migraines and Other Headaches in Children and Adolescents

Book - 2001
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Making the Pain Go Away If your child suffers from bad headaches, then you know all too well the panic and frustration they cause -- and not just for your child, who may be too young or unwell to articulate what he's feeling, but for everyone in the family. When over-the-counter medications don't work and your pediatrician doesn't have an answer, you can now turn to preeminent headache and migraine expert Dr. Seymour Diamond for help.In Headache and Your Child, he gives parents information on the most up-to-date diagnostic tools and treatment options available for this increasingly common childhood illness. Dr. Diamond's extensive experience guides you from accurate identification through the best therapy for your child's specific problem, focusing particularly on migraines -- the most common acute headache in children and adolescents. He also discusses the whole gamut of possible headache causes, from stress through more serious conditions. With this book as a guide, you'll find: Help in identifying what type of headache your child experiences so you can quickly find the most effective, appropriate treatments Step-by-step exercises for controlling pain A diet that helps identify migraine triggers Alternatives to adult medications too strong for treating children Information about biofeedback, relaxation methods, and much more
Publisher: New York ; Toronto : Simon & Schuster, c2001
ISBN: 9780684873091
0684873095
Branch Call Number: 618.92 DIA
Characteristics: 252 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Diamond, Amy

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