Jan Lewis Brandes

National Headache Foundation to Honor Jan Lewis Brandes, M.D., With Special Lifetime Achievement Award at Upcoming Annual Gala

    Chicago, Ill. (October 3, 2022) – Jan Lewis Brandes, M.D., MS, AQH, of Nashville, Tenn., will be recognized for her lifetime achievements in migraine and headache medicine at the National Headache Foundation’s (NHF) 36th Annual Gala Oct. 8…

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Medical Gaslighting Revisted

What is Medical Gaslighting? We are thrilled to be revisiting one of our most popular podcast episodes! Do you feel you have experienced medical gaslighting? If you have migraine or another chronic pain condition, chances are you have experienced medical…

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For Heads Sake S3 E2; Migraine and Stress

For Heads Sake – S3 E2: Do you identify with stress as a migraine trigger? Or do you find it insulting when people try to tell you that your migraine disease is related to stress? In this week’s episode of…

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Chicago Fire Award

Ellen Aubry Memorial Award Given to ‘Chicago Fire’ for Accurate Depiction of Headache and Migraine

The National Headache Foundation (NHF) has selected the NBC television drama series “Chicago Fire” as the 2022 winner of the Ellen Aubry Memorial Award recognizing outstanding films, documentaries, news, and television projects that accurately depict people living with migraine and…

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Headache Heroes

2022 Headache Heroes Announced

Congratulations to the 2022 National Headache Foundation Headache Heroes! We had an incredible pool of nominees to choose from, but these people exemplified the spirit of the Headache Hero award. Help us celebrate the Headache Heroes at the National Headache…

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National Headache Foundation Podcast Renamed “For Heads Sake”

The National Headache Foundation’s (NHF) long-running, popular podcast has been renamed “For Heads Sake” and will continue to be moderated by Lindsay Weitzel, Ph.D. who interviews headache and migraine experts to bring solutions and new information to her listeners and…

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For Heads Sake Audio and Video Podcast – Season 3 – Episode 1: Why Do I Have Migraine or Why Does My Head Hurt so Bad?

Listen to For Heads Sake Here: Why Do I Have Migraine or Why Does My Head Hurt so Bad? For Heads Sake Audio Podcast – Season 3 – Episode 1 Welcome to a new season of For Heads Sake (formerly…

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Heads UP – Episode 132: Screen Time and Distraction Techniques for Kids With Migraine

Is there a place for screen time for kids with migraine? Many parents (and physicians) limit screen time and other stimulating factors when a child has a migraine. Sometimes children with migraine are left in dark rooms with nothing to…

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Preparing for School With Migraine Disease

By Dominik Zawartko Policy and Advocacy Associate National Headache Foundation Sudden changes in routine and living conditions can be a tough adjustment for anyone to make. For students living with migraine, the transition from high school to college can be…

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National Headache Foundation Praises Passage and Signing Of PACT Act Revolutionizing Healthcare for Veterans

The passage and signing into law of the PACT (Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics) Act is a welcome measure in support of veterans who for years have been exposed to toxic substances due to the practice of burn pits. “The…

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Heads UP: Episode 131: Stuck in Bed

It is normal for our thoughts to try and dip low when we are stuck in bed or in a dark room with a bad migraine. But did you know that our mood and our thoughts actually affect our pain…

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Headache Medicine Certification Exam Deadline is August 23

Practitioners Who Care for Patients with Migraine Diseases and Headache Disorders Should Review Updated Qualifications and Register Soon   The National Headache Foundation (NHF) announced its Fall certification exam for its Certificate of Added Qualification in Headache Medicine (AQH) program….

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