Operation Brainstorm

This Migraine and Headache Awareness Month, the National Headache Foundation and our partner organizations turn our attention toward the barriers to care that millions of Americans face trying to treat headache and migraine disorders. This problem is especially acute for U.S. service…

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Heads UP – Episode 122: Americans with Disabilities Act and Migraine

Heads UP – Episode 122: ADA and Migraine This is Part 2 of our three-part series dedicated to people who may need to take time from work due to their debilitating headache condition. Today’s episode is on the Americans with…

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Heads UP – Episode 121: FMLA and Migraine

Heads UP – Episode 121: FMLA and Migraine Are you aware of your rights as a person with migraine, cluster, or another debilitating headache condition when it comes to the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)? What is the process?…

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Isabella Sementilli

Although the actions of a bully changed my life forever – I was determined to stay positive and make a change.

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National Headache Foundation Announces Participation in Call-In Radio Program for Veterans

The National Headache Foundation is committed to providing valuable information and resources to the brave men and women who have served our country. CHICAGO, IL, March 3, 2022 – The National Headache Foundation (NHF) is pleased to announce its sponsorship…

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Fearless-Grateful-Relief at Fashion Show

At the Hardware LDN fashion show on February 12 at Spring Studios, Jessica Horwell unveiled her fall/winter 2022 collection. This year, there was one piece that stood out among her clothing line, a classic leather bomber embroidered with the words…

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Heads UP – Episode 113: Migraine at School

The Migraine at School Program is in place to make sure every student has the opportunity to flourish at school. In this week’s episode of Heads UP Lindsay Weitzel, Ph.D. chats with Amy Graham and Elizabeth Henry Weyher of the…

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Allow Migraine Patients and Primary Care Providers to Set Care Plans – NOT INSURERS

Add your name to the NHF’s petition if you agree that insurance companies should adopt care models that are patient-centric, where the clinician, in collaboration with the patient, is the primary decision-maker and selects a treatment that addresses the patient’s…

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Heads UP – Episode 112: Access to Care

  For too long, migraine patients have been treated differently than others with medical issues as it relates to access to prescription medications. The National Headache Foundation advocates that payers adopt care models that are patient-centric, where the clinician, in…

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NHF Calls on Congress and Federal Agencies to Conduct Oversight Of Current Care Models for Migraine Patients

Chicago, Ill. (Feb. 3, 2022) – Tom Dabertin, Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director of the National Headache Foundation (NHF) is calling on members of Congress and regulatory agencies to conduct oversight of health insurance payers for uneven treatment of migraine patients. On…

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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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