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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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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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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Seven Second Freeze Challenge

Donate The National Headache Foundation is inviting you to participate in the Seven Second Freeze Challenge. The goal of the challenge is to bring awareness to the pain of migraine disease and headache disorders, and to raise money for education and…

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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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Evaluating Chronic Migraine Medication Overuse Strategies

Neurology Live April 30, 2022 Marco Meglio Vincent Martin, MD, president of the National Headache Foundation, discussed the MOTS trial, a non-inferiority study aimed at understanding treatment strategies with preventives for chronic migraine. Vincent Martin, MD The Medication Overuse Treatment…

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Heads UP – Episode 119: Explaining Aphasia

Bruce Willis’s aphasia diagnosis and retirement from acting have led many following the news to search for more information on the disease. In this episode of Heads UP, Dr. Lindsay Weitzel welcomes back Dr. Amelia Barrett for a timely discussion…

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Heads UP – Episode 118: Medication Overuse Treatment Strategy Trial for Migraine and Headache

Heads UP – Episode 118: Medication Overuse Treatment Strategy Trial -The idea of medication overuse and medication overuse headache can seem almost contradictory at times. It can seem like the very medicines we were instructed to take at the onset…

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Partnership to Support Programs for Veterans and Active-Duty Military

BIOHAVEN EXPANDS ITS COMMITMENT TO SUPPORTING VETERANS AND MILITARY THROUGH SOLE SPONSORSHIP OF THE NATIONAL HEADACHE FOUNDATION’S  OUTREACH PROGRAM NHF’s Veterans/Military Outreach Program aims at raising awareness of migraine in this high-risk population Sponsorship adds to existing Biohaven programs supporting…

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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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What is Aphasia?

Bruce Willis’s aphasia diagnosis and retirement from acting have led many following the news to search for more information on the disease. “Bruce has been experiencing some health issues and has recently been diagnosed with aphasia, which is impacting his…

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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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