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Release: Oct. 10, 2000

What headache treatment options are available to you?

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- University of Iowa Health Care experts Lynne Geweke, M.D., and David Young, Ph.D., LMFT, will present "Today's Options for Treating Headaches" Monday, Oct. 23 at 7 p.m. at the Clarion Conference Center, Coralville.

Participants will get a chance to see a biofeedback demonstration as the equipment monitors and relays information on physiological processes associated with the stress response.

The presentation will include discussion of:

-- The various types of headaches, including migraines;

-- The latest approaches in diagnosing and treating headaches;

-- Advances being made in headache research;

-- The use of biofeedback as a tool to treat migraines.

A question-and-answer session will follow.

Geweke is the director of the headache clinic in the department of neurology at UI Hospitals and Clinics.

Young is a licensed marriage and family therapist and a biofeedback therapist in Counseling and Health Promotion Services with UI Health Care.

This community presentation is part of the Health For Your Lifetime series presented by UI Health Care.

Pre-registration is encouraged for this free program. For more information, or to register, call 319-384-8442 or 800-777-8442.

University of Iowa Health Care describes the partnership between the UI College of Medicine and the UI Hospitals and Clinics and the patient care, medical education and research programs and services they provide.