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Migraine Pain

Author: Jassin M. Jouria, MD
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Course Created: 2018

Practice Level: Intermediate

No book to buy Duration: 5 hours
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Course Summary

While the common headache does not usually drive a patient to seek medical attention, migraine headaches often do. More than just a severe headache, a migraine headache is typically accompanied by intense pain and a sensitivity to light and sound that often results in nausea and vomiting. Providing relief from these headaches — through medication, lifestyle changes, or alternative therapies — is more than just a medical treatment; it frequently allows the patient a quality of life that would not exist without the treatment.

Course Format

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Learning Objectives

  • Describe the different types of migraines
  • Discuss preventative treatment for migraines
  • Explain alternative treatments for migraines
  • List common triggers for migraine pain

Course Syllabus

Part 1

Overview of Migraine Headache

Migraine Types

Etiology of Migraine Pain

Risk Factors of Migraine Pain

Diagnosis of Migraine Pain

Part 2

Selection of Migraine Pain Treatment

Migraine Attacks and Nausea

Migraine Headache and Preventative Treatment

Part 3

Alternative Treatment for Migraine Pain

Acupuncture

Biofeedback

Massage Therapy

Cognitive Behavior Therapy

Riboflavin Supplementation

Part 4

Common Triggers to Migraine Pain

Progressive Muscle Relaxation

Sleep Hygiene

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