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Evidence-Based Management of Migraine

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Previous exposure to tuberculosis (TB) may determine the course of treatment for health care workers exposed to a new case of the disease. A researcher reviewed outbreaks from 22 nursing homes, 5 outbreaks before the use of chemotherapy, and 6 outbreaks since 1980. Comparisons were made between workers based on their TB test records. Many health care workers who had a previously negative TB skin test converted to a positive skin test when exposed to a new case. Prior to the use of chemotherapy, 37% of those workers with a converted test developed TB. Early intervention with chemotherapy for workers with a new positive TB skin ...
is the procedure of inserting and manipulating needles into various points on the body to relieve pain or for therapeutic purposes. 1 The earliest written record of acupuncture is the Chinese text Shiji (史記, English: Records of the Grand Historian ) with elaboration of its history in the second century BCE medical text Huangdi Neijing (黃帝內經, English: Yellow Emperor's Inner Canon ). 2 Different variations of acupuncture are practiced and taught throughout the world. Acupuncture has been the subject of active scientific research since the late 20th century 3 but it remains controversial among conventional medical researchers ...
Excessive use of pain relievers could worsen headaches - Spokesman ...
Got a headache? If so, Consumer Reports dares to ask whether you’re accidentally causing yourself more pain by over-treating your symptoms with common pain relievers. It also recommends patients and their doctors consider the generic prescription-drug sumatriptan for those suffering from moderate to severe migraines, because studies show it’s cheaper than the alternatives in its drug class and often just as effective. If you get frequent headaches, the last thing you might want to hear is that the over-the-counter or prescription medicine you use to treat them could be making your pain worse. But ... market research, surveys and trends
THE CANDID RD: Dietary Guidelines and Egged Spaghetti Squash
"The wise man should consider that health is the greatest of human blessings. Let food be your medicine." - Hippocrates Happy Weekend everyone! Updates since last time: - I made a snow angel on Thursday night, as Nick and I were walking back from our treacherous trip to Kroger. - Nick and I were up really late on Thursday because he had a migraine (the first one he's had since I met him 5 years ago) and we figured out it was from the bleach he used to clean our shower! - I slipped a bit on one of my 2010 goals, but I got right back up the next day, and I'm not beating myself up over it. No ... market research, surveys and trends


The Management of the Acute Migraine Headache - December 1, 2002 ...
As many as 30 million Americans have migraine headaches. The impact on patients and their families can be tremendous, and treatment of migraines can present diagnostic and therapeutic challenges for family physicians. Abortive treatment options include nonspecific and migraine-specific therapy. Nonspecific therapies include analgesics (aspirin, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, and opiates), adjunctive therapies (antiemetics and sedatives), and other nonspecific medications (intranasal lidocaine or steroids). Migraine-specific abortive therapies include ergotamine and its derivatives, and triptans. Complementary and ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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Sep 8, 2001 ... estimated to be $13 billion per year.5 Most migraine sufferers attempt to ...... In the second study, 40 patients were enrolled.88 Twenty-six percent of the topi - ..... Toward evidence-based management of migraine. ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Integrative Oncology - Yoga
Laurance S. Rockefeller Chair and Chief, Integrative Medicine, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York | August 24, 2010 Yoga Yoga, first described in the Vedic texts of India, has been practiced for millennia. It involves regulated breathing, moving through various postures known as asanas, and meditation, aimed at achieving physical and psychological well-being. Many styles of yoga encompass some or all of these components. Yoga can have a positive impact on quality of life (QOL) in people with and without cancer, by reducing stress and fatigue and improving symptoms of certain inflammatory conditions. In ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
This matter is before the Court for resolution of Shirlene G. Pace Smith's appeal of a final determination of the Commissioner of the Social Security Administration denying her application for Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income benefits under Title XVI of the Social Security Act. This Court has jurisdiction under 42 U.S.C. § 405(g). Shirlene G. Pace Smith filed an application for disability insurance benefits and Supplemental Security Income ("SSI") benefits on February 27, 2003, alleging she had been disabled since October 31, 2002, by reason of a back impairment, thyroid and hormone ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


A Role for Acupuncture in Headache Management? Acupuncture is ...
Toward evidence-based management of migraine. Matchar DB, McCrory DC, Gray RN. This influential study conducted at Duke University assessed evidence from a ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Management of Concussion /mTBI
To promote evidence-based management of patients diagnosed with mild traumatic ...... Medical treatment of migraine headaches includes strategies for acute ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Evidence-Based Management of Otitis Media, Sinusitis and Pharyngitis
Discuss proper utilization of antibiotics in the treatment of bacterial causes of otitis media, sinusitis and pharyngitis. Discuss appropriate utilization of diagnostic testing in otitis media, sinusitis and pharyngitis. Thomas G. Kincer, MD Program Director, Clinical Professor Department of Family and Community Medicine Thomas K. Rose, MD Resident Physician Department of Family and Community Medicine Vernishia J. Hill, MD Resident Physician Department of Family and Community Medicine James Colvard, DO Resident Physician Department of Family and Community Medicine University of Alabama School of Medicine, UAB Birmingham, Alabama
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Google Answers: migrane headaches
Gary~ I?m sorry your mother has been suffering with migraines. They can be really dehabilitating. What follows is a run down of the causes and treatments of migraines, including ?alternative treatments? that often haven?t been well studied. CAUSES Unfortunately, doctors don?t definitively know what causes migraines, although it?s generally believed that they are caused by ?a combination of the expansion of blood vessels and the release of certain chemicals, which causes inflammation and pain.? ( Migraine Headache,? eMedicine: ) Those chemicals include ...
Headaches/Migraines: Cluster headache, headache migraine cluster ...
I can answer questions related to the signs, symptoms, causes, types, management, treatment, and prevention of headaches and migraines. It is critical to accurately identify the type and cause of the headache to maximally reduce the frequency, duration, and intensity of the headache. Please note: Due to the limitations of email communication, I cannot answer questions seeking a potential diagnosis or a second opinion. Without exception, any answers given may be used for educational purposes only. If a question is asked, you, the questioner, inherently agree to not use the answer for any type of evidence against another ...