To cure headache, and to end its pain and suffering
We have collected the most comprehensive information on headache and migraine 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.
The National Headache Foundation has a long history of funding significant and ground-breaking research on headache and migraine disease. Learn more about our past studies, research and results since 2007.View Our Research
Over the past 49 years, our mission at the National Headache Foundation has been to further awareness of headache and migraine as legitimate neurobiological diseases. Much has changed during this time, and with aid from advanced technology and clinical innovation, there are more treatment options than ever before. However, we understand that these diseases are still largely misunderstood and that finding the right treatment options for you requires nuanced and adaptable insight.
Represent people with headache and migraine disorders in efforts with the public, insurance providers, and governmental agencies.
Increase public awareness regarding headache and its impact on the individual, their families, and society.
Serve as the premiere resource by providing information to patients, health care professionals, and the media.
Support research into potential headache causes and treatments.
Almost 40 million Americans live with migraine and headache disorders. Unfortunately, headache is an invisible disease, due to its ability to cause people who live with it to feel isolated and alone.
We want to shine a light on the millions of Americans who suffer in silence! The National Headache Foundation invites all patients and their caregivers to share their unique journey.