Migraine Headache Treatment Bolivar MO

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Citizens Memorial Hospital
(417) 326-6000
1500 North Oakland Avenue
Bolivar, MO
specialty
General medical surgical
Hospital Type
Government, Nonfederal

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Citizens Memorial Hospital
(417) 326-6000
1500 N Oakland Box 67
Bolivar, MO
Specialty
Hospitals

Ssm Cardinal Glennon Child Ctr
(314) 577-5600
1465 South Grand Boulevard
Saint Louis, MO
specialty
Children's general
Hospital Type
Nongovernment, Not-for-profit
Hospital System
SSM Health Care

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Lester E Cox Medical Centers
(417) 269-3000
1423 North Jefferson Street
Springfield, MO
specialty
General medical surgical
Hospital Type
Nongovernment, Not-for-profit
Hospital System
CoxHealth

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Truman Medical Center-Hsp Hill
(816) 404-1000
2301 Holmes Street
Kansas City, MO
specialty
General medical surgical
Hospital Type
Nongovernment, Not-for-profit
Hospital System
Truman Medical Centers

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Citizens Memorial Hospital
(417) 326-6000
1500 North Oakland Avenue
Bolivar, MO
Medicare Number
260195
Bed Count
74

Barnes-Jewish St Peters Hosp
(636) 916-9000
10 Hospital Drive
Saint Peters, MO
specialty
General medical surgical
Hospital Type
Nongovernment, Not-for-profit
Hospital System
BJC HealthCare

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St John'S Hospital - Lebanon
(417) 533-6100
100 Hospital Drive
Lebanon, MO
specialty
General medical surgical
Hospital Type
Nongovernment, Not-for-profit
Hospital System
Sisters of Mercy

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St Marys Health Center
(573) 761-7000
100 St Marys Medical Plaza
Jefferson City, MO
specialty
General medical surgical
Hospital Type
Nongovernment, Not-for-profit
Hospital System
SSM Health Care

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Phelps Cnty Regional Med Cntr
(573) 458-8899
1000 West Tenth Street
Rolla, MO
specialty
General medical surgical
Hospital Type
Government, Nonfederal

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The Big Squeeze

Like a hammer pounding the skull or a vise clamped to the cranium,
a migraine headache can be among the most excruciating and debilitating pains
a person can experience. If you suffer from this malady, here are some
ways to minimize your misery.

By Susan Weiner

October 2006

Cyndy Roseman-Puccio didn’t know what a migraine was until she turned 50. Preparing for a cross-country trip to the east coast from her home in Half Moon Bay, California, Roseman-Puccio awoke one morning with a disquieting headache. Thinking it would quickly subside, she and her husband headed to a local restaurant for breakfast, where Roseman-Puccio spent the entire meal throwing up in the restroom. “It was horrible and I was so nauseous,” she recalls. “It felt like a vise was clamped to the sides of my head and someone was tightening it.” From that point on, migraines became a routine part of her life.

Roseman-Puccio later learned that her migraines were brought on by menopause and foods that had abruptly become triggers for the intense head pain. “All of a sudden, chocolate and red wine became my worst enemies,” she says before admitting she still indulges in the occasional fudgey treat. “Hey, I’m not going to stop living because of migraines.”

For more than 29.5 million Americans—mostly women—migraine headaches range from painful to downright debilitating. Talk to anyone who suffers from migraines and they describe dealing with the pounding in their heads with words like “excruciating,” “incapacitating” and “unbearable.” Many spend long days in bed and are forced to miss work; the World Health Organization cites migraines as among the most debilitating of ills, costing employers nearly $13 billion a year in lost productivity and another $1 billion in medical care. Many migraine sufferers are also forced to forgo activities and lose time with family and friends. Others are trapped into devouring a never-ending succession of prescription and over-the-counter drugs, which may mask the pain but never get to the root of the cause.

Migraine Madness

If you’ve never experienced a migraine, consider yourself very lucky. The word “migraine” comes from the Greek hemikranion, or pain affecting one side of the head. That definition is mild compared to the reality. Imagine a fierce throbbing in your head that may last up to 72 hours, accompanied by nausea, vomiting and sensitivity to light and sound. Any sort of exertion—even climbing stairs—aggravates the pain. Additional symptoms can include blurred vision, irritability, depression, abdominal cramps, diarrhea and the inability to concentrate. Some people will complain that their hair “hurts” and the pain may become so intense that even wearing glasses or jewelry becomes unbearable.

Migraines can afflict anyone at any age. But women, due to fluctuations in estrogen levels, are three times more likely to suffer from them than men. Adding insult to malady, the National Migraine Association reports that ne...

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