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September 1949

Headaches; What Causes Them; How to Get Relief.

Arch Otolaryngol. 1949;50(3):371. doi:10.1001/archotol.1949.00700010381019

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The purpose of this book is to tell the headache sufferer, who may be dosing himself with worthless remedies, how serious may be his delay in visiting a physician. Because headache is often taken too lightly, there is a real need for thorough discussion of this common condition. This book considers headache caused by eyestrain, by sinus infection and by high blood pressure. Migraine is described in its many forms. The more serious headaches, such as those caused by cerebral disturbances and injuries, are discussed fully. There are discussions on the various treatments of headaches. Owing to the fact that headache is a symptom of a disease and not a disease itself, the diagnosis and treatment have become more exact than ever before.

The book serves to make the reader conscious of the fact that if a headache persists it is important to see a physician for relief, and not

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