Migraine Publication date : March 1, 2003 - Series : Santé au quotidien
Migraine is an illness which can seriously upset daily life. The goal of André Pradaliers self-help book is to help sufferers and their families and friends to recognise what brings on a bout of migraine and to weigh the role of psychological, neuro-sensorial and medical factors in the appearance and frequency of migraine. The author also reviews existing medication, describes their therapeutic properties and gives advice on how to avoid negative effects.The information given here should serve general readers in their daily lives. Like other works in the "Santé au quotidien" series, this book offers reliable, up-to-date scientific information, expressed in clear simple language. André Pradalier, a professor of internal medicine, is the head of the medical centre for migraines and cephalic disorders at the Hôpital Louis Mourier, in Colombes, near Paris. He is also secretary general of the Club Migraines et Céphalées.