Migraine - Chapters Fourteen through Sixteen Summary & Analysis

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Chapters Fourteen through Sixteen Summary and Analysis

Sacks describes "General Measures in the Management of Migraines." One option that is typically brought up early in the treatment process is the use of drugs. Sacks says that to deny a person in the throes of migraine pain the opportunity to use medications would be cruel. He goes on to say that he makes it clear from the beginning that this is not be the sole, long-term answer. Sacks does, however, admit that some patients insist only on drugs and that he treats these patients in "the only way they allow." One piece of advice is to get sufficient exercise and rest and to take a holiday. This, according to Sacks, has been the advice "since the time of Hippocrates." Those who work overly hard may be told to lighten up on the ambition...

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