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About the National Headache Foundation

The National Headache Foundation (NHF) is a non-profit organization based in Chicago, Illinois, USA. It was founded in 1970 by Seymour Diamond, MD, a renowned headache specialist, with the mission to enhance the lives of people living with migraine and other headache disorders through research, education, advocacy, and support.

The NHF provides information and resources on headache disorders, including migraine, cluster headache, tension-type headache, and other less common types. It also offers a directory of healthcare providers who specialize in headache treatment. In addition, the NHF promotes and funds research on the causes and treatments of headache disorders and advocates for policies that support headache patients’ needs.


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More than 42 million Americans live with migraine disease and headache disorder. People living with invisible illness often feel isolated and alone.

We want to shine a light on the millions of Americans living with invisible illness! The National Headache Foundation invites all patients and their caregivers to share their unique journey

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