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AQH Recipients March 2022

Congratulations to the March 22 class of AQH recipients. The Certificate of Added Qualification in Headache Medicine (AQH) from the National Headache Foundation is offered twice a year. The next online exam is scheduled for September 1-14, 2022, and is…

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Don’t Lose Hope: Learn About New Treatments for Migraine at the 2022 Migraine World Summit

Whether you’re new to migraine disease or have struggled with it for years, there can be moments of despair. Will this medication work? What am I doing wrong? How can I control this? Can I get back my life? In…

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Heads UP – Episode 114: Think Talk Treat Migraine

Dr. Lindsay Weitzel welcomed Dr. Bert Vargas to discuss Think Talk Treat Migraine (or the T3 Program for short) sponsored by Eli Lilly. It is a well-documented fact that migraine is an underdiagnosed condition and that even people who are…

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Don’t Lose Hope: Learn About New Treatments for Migraine at the 2022 Migraine World Summit

Whether you’re new to migraine disease or have struggled with it for years, there can be moments of despair. Will this medication work? What am I doing wrong? How can I control this? Can I get back my life? In…

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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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The Latest AQH News

The National Headache Foundation (NHF) welcomed 21 new healthcare providers who passed the recent certification exam for its Certificate of Added Qualification in Headache Medicine (AQH) program. Tom Dabertin, NHF chief executive officer and executive director, said “the September graduates…

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Introducing the NHF’s Primary Care Migraine Program

The National Headache Foundation (NHF) launched Primary Care Migraine, a new educational training program available at no cost to health practitioners. The program was announced by Tom Dabertin, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of the National Headache Foundation. “NHF…

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The Journey from Headache Week to National Migraine and Headache Awareness Month

Question: How did National Migraine and Headache Awareness Month start? Answer: The drive for a National Headache Week began during the fall of 1989 in order to gain national political and public support for recognition of headaches and migraines as…

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Life With Migraine Disease During COVID

What is life like with migraines during the COVID crisis? We asked a man in his mid-70s: I had successfully used preventives to control my migraine disease. But when the pandemic hit, my anxiety rose, especially considering my susceptible age…

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Carl Cincinnato Picks 3 With The NHF

Carl Cincinnato Picks 3 With The NHF

Carl Cincinnato joins us for “Pick 3 With The NHF”, an interview series where we ask three questions of patient advocates, healthcare providers, supporters, and people living with migraine disease and headache disorders. Carl is the founder and co-host of…

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Managing Migraine When The Odds Are Against You

Receiving an accurate migraine diagnosis and treatment plan that decreases the frequency of your migraine attacks can be a challenge. One barrier to effective migraine care is that a typical family doctor or general practitioner may have just four hours…

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Heads UP – Episode 83: Certificate of Added Qualification in Headache Medicine (AQH)

Dr. Lindsay Weitzel and Dr. Timothy Smith discuss the National Headache Foundation’s Certificate of Added Qualification in Headache Medicine (AQH). The program was started in 2000 in direct response to requests from people living with migraine disease and headache disorders….

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