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Talking About Your Migraine Disease With Loved Ones and Friends

As supportive as they are, friends and loved ones may not fully understand how migraine disease impacts your life. Your experience with migraine is different from everyone else’s, so even others living with migraine may not understand your situation. You…

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National Headache Foundation Position Statement on the Treatment of Migraine and Access to Care

January 19, 2022   For more than 52 years, the National Headache Foundation (NHF) has been the voice for more than 40 million American adults with migraine. For too long, migraine patients have been treated differently than others with medical…

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NHF Challenges Current Care Models for Migraine Patients

Older Prescription Drugs in a Stepwise Approach Needs Health Insurance Overhaul Chicago, Ill. (Jan. 19, 2022) – The National Headache Foundation issued a statement challenging health insurance payers for uneven treatment of migraine patients, arguing “current care models have not…

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Know Where to Go, Know What to Do

The National Headache Foundation is proud to be one of 16 women’s health-focused organizations making up Know Where to Go, Know What to Do, a coalition uniting mission-driven institutions dedicated to the education and empowerment of women’s health. By joining…

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Headache Medicine Certification Exam Set for March 1-14

Practitioners Who Care for Patients with Migraine Diseases and Headache Disorders Should Review Updated Qualifications and Register by Feb. 23 The National Headache Foundation (NHF) announced its Spring certification exam for its Certificate of Added Qualification in Headache Medicine (AQH)…

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Heads UP – Episode 109: DATA Alert on Intranasal Zavegepant

New Data Alert on the Up-and-Coming Migraine Medication: Intranasal Zavegepant. While not yet approved for release, intranasal zavegepant has shown promise in some interesting and unique data points in the relief of acute migraine. What is zavegepant and what will…

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Happy New Year!

The National Headache Foundation wishes you a very happy and healthy New Year!

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Alcohol and Headache

Alcohol and Headache

  Beverages such as liquor, wine, and beer, contain a chemical called ethanol. There are a number of ways that ethanol may be triggering migraine episodes. First, ethanol is a direct vasodilator; in some individuals, vasodilation or the dilatation of blood vessels…

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Heads UP – Episode 108: Alcohol-Related Headache

Is it a migraine triggered by alcohol? Or is it a hangover? Tricks to prevent and stop alcohol-related headache during the holidays. In this episode of Heads UP – Lindsay Weitzel, Ph.D. talks to Merle Diamond, MD, AQH about the…

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Make an Impact on Giving Tuesday 2021

For the fourth consecutive year, the National Headache Foundation is raising funds on Giving Tuesday, November 30th, to provide support and resources to veterans and active-duty military living with migraine disease and headache disorders. The National Headache Foundation believes it…

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Heads UP – Migraine Show and Tell With Lindsay and Joe

Are you one of the 84+ million people shopping on Cyber Monday? Do you need some ideas for your loved one with migraine or shopping for yourself? Check out this clip from Heads UP with Lindsay Weitzel, Ph.D., and Joe…

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Heads UP – Episode 107: Advocacy and Your Wellness Plan

Can Advocacy be part of your wellness plan? What if you are currently not healthy enough to be an advocate? What does advocacy mean to you and what is the path to migraine, headache, or chronic illness advocacy? In this…

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