Fibromyalgia as a Migraine Comorbidity

Did you know that up to 30% of people with migraine also have fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia is a disorder known to cause pain throughout the body, fatigue, and issues with sleep, memory, and mood. Tune in to this week’s episode of HeadWise…

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Women’s Health: Oral Contraceptives and Migraine

Have you ever been told you should not use oral contraceptives because you have migraine? Are you frustrated because you need oral contraceptives for medical reasons but you are concerned about the stroke risk associated with estrogen in women who…

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Interview with Marina Medved-Lentini, Founder of Parenting with Migraine

Episode 168: Parenting with Migraine is a challenge particularly during the holidays with so many triggers, busy schedules, and family gatherings. Marina Medved-Lentini is the founder of the blog and social media group Parenting with Migraine. Listen in as we…

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News Edition December 2023

Episode 166: This month’s HeadWise News Episode is here! Which migraine medication was just shown to be effective in preventing menstrually related migraine? Can we use Ubrelvy to stop a migraine attack before it even starts? What is the latest…

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News Edition October 2023

News Edition October 2023

Episode 165: News Edition October 2023 This month’s HeadWise News episode has lots of new headache and migraine data! • Is there an association between “growing pains” in childhood and future migraine? • Are certain people with migraine at higher…

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Ketamine and Migraine

Episode 163: Ketamine, it’s a controversial topic, but we hear about it in the migraine community when someone is intractable and not responding to other medications. Lindsay Weitzel, PhD asks headache specialist Fred Cohen, MD all about why ketamine is…

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Suicide Ideation with Headache and Migraine Disorders

Episode 162: Suicide Ideation In this week’s episode of HeadWise, Dawn Buse, PhD and Lindsay Weitzel, PhD, discuss the topic of suicide ideation, migraine, and headache disorders. – What types of thoughts and signs should we be on the lookout…

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NDPH Aware Survey

HeadWise Episode 158: NDPH Aware Survey New Daily Persistent Headache (NDPH) is a daily, unremitting headache that comes on very suddenly. NDPH can be a particularly frustrating headache disorder as it is characteristically difficult to treat. It is also a…

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Pfizer Unmet Needs Survey

Pfizer Unmet Needs Survey

The National Headache Foundation, in partnership with Pfizer, is conducting a research survey to improve the understanding of migraine and unmet needs in acute treatment.   This online survey will take approximately 15 minutes to complete. In consideration for your…

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News Edition June 2023

Episode 157: Monthly News Update June 2023 In this month’s HeadWise Monthly News Episode (June 2023) Lindsay Weitzel, PhD and headache specialist/clinical trials expert Tim Smith, MD cover four new data alerts plus something lighter-hearted for summer! What were the results…

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NHF’s Operation Brainstorm to Participate In June 29 DC Mayor’s Monthly Veterans Roundtable

NHF’s Operation Brainstorm to Participate In June 29 DC Mayor’s Monthly Veterans Roundtable

Washington, D.C. (June 26, 2023) – The National Headache Foundation (NHF)’s Operation Brainstorm initiative will participate in Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser’s upcoming Veterans’ Roundtable on Thursday, June 29th at the Marion Barry Building, 441 Fourth Street, N.W., Conference Room…

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Kelsey Feng: A New Voice in Advocacy

Episode 155: A New Voice in Advocacy “Within (the migraine community) I noticed there was a need for a voice that had not been heard before…I thought maybe my voice would help.” Kelsey Feng is a dedicated migraine and chronic…

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