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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Tips for Helping Your Child Deal With Headache in School

When you think about someone experiencing headache disorders, you probably think of an adult. But many kids complain of headaches, too, and for some of the very same reasons as adults. As children and teens prepare to return to school,…

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Causes of Headache in College Students

Many people experience headache disorders, often due to triggers related to their age, gender, health, and overall lifestyle. College students are no different. In fact, these young and seemingly healthy individuals often lead lifestyles that put them at a very…

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Headache History Class

I have struggled with constant headaches for four years of my life, and ancient skulls, of all the strange things, have taught me and brought me peace about pain visibility and personal acceptance of headaches.

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Earn Your Certificate of Added Qualification in Headache Medicine (AQH)

Health care practitioners working in headache medicine for three years or more are eligible for the upcoming Certificate of Added Qualification in Headache Medicine (AQH) examination, taking place this fall. The AQH recognizes the ability to care for the most…

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Five Simple Ways to Raise Awareness in the Workplace

Originally published by migraineheadacheawarenessmonth.org Today is the first day of National Migraine and Headache Awareness Month. We are kicking off MHAM by recognizing Headache at Work Day to raise awareness for the need for employer accommodations for people living with…

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The History of National Migraine and Headache Awareness Month

As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the National Headache Foundation, we are also noting that efforts to elevate awareness about headache and migraine disorders mark its 31st anniversary, and we have come a long way since then….

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Heads UP “Live” – Episode 57: Resilience and Migraine Disease

Happy Mental Health Awareness Month! Resilience is one of the key components to living a successful life with migraine disease and other headache disorders. In honor of this special month, Dr. Lindsay Weitzel and Headache Psychologist Dr. Dawn Buse delve…

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Heads UP – Episode 55: Headache Education and Our Providers

Heads UP – Episode 55: Headache Education and Our Providers – Dr. Matthew Robbins, Neurology Residency Program Director at Weill Cornell Medicine talks to Dr. Lindsay Weitzel about the ideal changes he hopes to see in headache education. Dr. Weitzel…

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Diet for People with Headache Disorders

The first step in the nutritional management of diet-triggered headaches is eating a well-balanced diet. It is especially important to eat three meals a day with a snack at night or 6 small meals spread through out the day.  You…

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Headfirst Newsletter Jan & Feb 2020 Cover

HEADFIRST – Newsletter/February 2020

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