Jan Lewis Brandes

National Headache Foundation to Honor Jan Lewis Brandes, M.D., With Special Lifetime Achievement Award at Upcoming Annual Gala

    Chicago, Ill. (October 3, 2022) – Jan Lewis Brandes, M.D., MS, AQH, of Nashville, Tenn., will be recognized for her lifetime achievements in migraine and headache medicine at the National Headache Foundation’s (NHF) 36th Annual Gala Oct. 8…

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Chicago Fire Award

Ellen Aubry Memorial Award Given to ‘Chicago Fire’ for Accurate Depiction of Headache and Migraine

The National Headache Foundation (NHF) has selected the NBC television drama series “Chicago Fire” as the 2022 winner of the Ellen Aubry Memorial Award recognizing outstanding films, documentaries, news, and television projects that accurately depict people living with migraine and…

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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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screen time

Heads UP – Episode 132: Screen Time and Distraction Techniques for Kids With Migraine

Is there a place for screen time for kids with migraine? Many parents (and physicians) limit screen time and other stimulating factors when a child has a migraine. Sometimes children with migraine are left in dark rooms with nothing to…

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Headache Medicine Certification Exam Deadline is August 23

Practitioners Who Care for Patients with Migraine Diseases and Headache Disorders Should Review Updated Qualifications and Register Soon   The National Headache Foundation (NHF) announced its Fall certification exam for its Certificate of Added Qualification in Headache Medicine (AQH) program….

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Brain Freeze

Heads UP – Episode 129: New Data Shows Delay in Anti-CGRP Medication Response for Some

Heads UP – Episode 129: New Data Shows Delay in Anti-CGRP Medication Response for Some Have you been failed by the anti-CGRP monoclonal antibody treatments? How long did you trial them before deciding they did not work? Brand new data…

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Heads UP – Episode 128: Estrogen and Migraine Controversy

Heads UP – Episode 128: Estrogen and Migraine Controversy

Heads UP – Episode 128: Estrogen and Migraine Controversy Have you been told you cannot be prescribed estrogen or estrogen-containing birth control pills because you have migraine with aura? This week’s episode of Heads UP is on the Estrogen and…

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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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Seven Second Freeze Challenge Reaches 50 Million Americans

The National Headache Foundation’s (NHF) Seven Second Freeze Challenge to boost awareness and research for headache disorders and migraine disease has reached 50 million Americans in its first two weeks. Six hundred broadcast and print outlets have covered the interactive…

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Heads UP – Ep. 124: Migraine Medical Update – Nocira Gets Breakthrough Device Status

Heads UP – Episode 124: Nocira Device for Migraine Very exciting news for the migraine community! In this week’s episode of Heads UP, Dr. Lindsay Weitzel and Dr. Timothy Smith discuss an up-and-coming migraine device being developed by a company…

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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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Brain Freeze

Prove to Me that Meditating is Going to Help me Overcome Migraine

By Lindsay Weitzel, PhD Host of Heads UP Podcast Founder of MigraineNation Republished courtesy of Juva Health For years, I really wanted to meditate. I wanted to be that person who peacefully sat cross-legged with her eyes closed and gathered…

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