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 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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Raise Awareness and Reduce the Stigma of Migraine and Headache Disorders

By Jill Dehlin One in seven people have migraine.  Chances are if you don’t have it, you know someone who does. It is the most disabling condition among women of childbearing age, and the second most disabling condition on the…

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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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