Posted by TerryS (22.214.171.124) on August 09, 2000 at 00:00:40:
I have found a URL for every Government Senator in the USA. I have copyed and pasted one of the newsletters "Press Release from the OUCH web site. If we could get everyone from the United States to send a letter I think this would get the attention we need in government, But we need everyones help. Here is the URL http://www.capweb.net/nahu/contact.morph
And here is the letter I sent:
August 14-20 has been designated Cluster Headache Awareness Week
worldwide by the Organization for Understanding Cluster Headaches
O.U.C.H. is a newly formed, not-for-profit group whose members suffer
from an uncommon condition sometimes described as "the worst pain known to
The goals of the organization are to remind the general medical
community about this ailment; to inform insurance companies about the
medications prescribed; to alert emergency room personnel to a possible
cause of severe head pain; and to foster understanding about the
debilitating nature of this condition among co-workers, family, and friends.
The cause of CH is unknown. Researchers such as Dr. Peter Goadsby and
his colleagues believe the hypothalamus plays a significant role in CH.
Their work continues.
Until cause and cure are found neurologists treat their patients with
medications developed for other diseases - Prednisone, calcium channel
blockers, ergotamine, beta blockers, lithium, oxygen, and sumatriptan.
The efficacy of these drugs varies widely among sufferers.
To learn more about O.U.C.H. visit www.clusterheadaches.org. Its sister
site is www.clusterheadaches.com, a support site with guest book, message
board, medical information written by professionals, tips for managing CH,
and links to other online headache sites.
You get web site that will ask you to Select A Document, just follow the instruction. Thanks everyone.
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