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We have collected the most comprehensive information on migraine disease and headache disorders, which we make freely available to you. Every day, our physician finder connects patients, who have just begun to seek treatment or those who are looking for more options, to neurologists and headache specialists.

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About the NHF

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 and a support network for people living with headaches. 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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