Menstrual Migraine handbook now available

Approximately 12 million women in the US suffer menstrual migraine. Migraine is more than twice as likely to occur during the first three days of menstruation and is often more severe than migraine attacks occurring outside the perimenstrual window.
By: ERREX
 
Jan. 31, 2008 - PRLog -- A new book, “Menstrual Migraine” edited by Susan Hutchinson and B. Lee Peterlin has been released by Oxford University Press as part of the Oxford American Pain Library.

Approximately 12 million women in the US suffer from menstrual migraine, a common and disabling condition. Menstrual migraine is typically defined as migraine headache attacks that occur regularly in the window starting two days before the menstrual period to three days after the onset of menstruation although migraine attacks may also occur during other times in the menstrual cycle.

As part of the Oxford American Pain Library, this practical handbook serves as a comprehensive but concise resource for diagnosing and treating menstrual migraine. Tailored to meet the needs of busy health care professionals treating female patients in the primary care setting, the book focuses on essential clinical information for physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants in family practice, internal medicine and OB/GYN.

http://www.us.oup.com/us/catalog/general/subject/Medicine...

ISBN 978-0-19-536805-5

Website: www.us.oup.com/us/catalog/general/subject/M
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