NHF Sets Washington, D.C. Operation Brainstorm Listening Session At National Press Club on Feb. 13

NHF Sets Washington, D.C. Operation Brainstorm Listening Session At National Press Club on Feb. 13

Aims to Help Veterans and Active Duty Personnel with Headache Disorders and Migraine Disease Washington, D.C. (Jan. 26, 2023) – The National Headache Foundation (NHF) announced today it is hosting the second listening session affiliated with Operation Brainstorm at the National Press…

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HeadWise Epsiode 145: Tension Headache VS Migraine

HeadWise Epsiode 145: Tension Headache VS Migraine

Tension headache or migraine? What is tension headache anyway? Those of us in the headache advocacy community often ignore tension headache. It actually plays an important role in the headache field, and there are a lot of unanswered questions on…

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NHF Sets First Operation Brainstorm Listening Session At American Legion Post 88 in Nashville, Tenn. on Feb. 7

Nashville, Tenn. (Jan. 18, 2023) – The National Headache Foundation (NHF) announced today it is hosting the first of several listening tour sessions affiliated with Operation Brainstorm at the American Legion Post 88 in Nashville, Tenn., from 7:00 – 8:30…

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Flu Headache

What Your Flu Headache is Telling You

The flu season is at its peak, and more and more people are becoming susceptible to the contagious virus. With this year’s intense new strain and shortage of effective vaccines, preventing the flu is crucial, especially for those who experience chronic migraine. However, for those who contract the virus, here are some things to keep in mind to understand your headache when dealing with the flu.

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How Does Pediatric Chronic Migraine Affect Parents and Children?

Episode 143: How does having a child with chronic migraine affect the parents? Do the parents’ emotional responses and attitudes affect the child’s pain/migraine experience? Tune in to hear Lindsay Weitzel, Ph.D., ask Pediatric Pain Psychologist Michelle Clementi, Ph.D., all…

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Cooking With The Dizzy Cook

Episode 142: Our friend The Dizzy Cook (Alicia Wolf) has a new cookbook out called The Mediterranean Migraine Diet: A Science-Based Roadmap to Control Symptoms and Transform Brain Health. On this week’s episode, Alicia shows us how to cook a…

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Advocacy and Headache on the Hill 2023

For Heads Sake: Season 3 Episode 6 What are the goals for Headache on the Hill 2023? Dr. Lindsay Weitzel asks Julienne Verdi, Executive Director of Alliance for Headache Disorders Advocacy, what our specific goals will be at Headache on…

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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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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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Preparing for School With Migraine Disease

By Dominik Zawartko Policy and Advocacy Associate National Headache Foundation Sudden changes in routine and living conditions can be a tough adjustment for anyone to make. For students living with migraine, the transition from high school to college can be…

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Heads UP: Episode 131: Stuck in Bed

It is normal for our thoughts to try and dip low when we are stuck in bed or in a dark room with a bad migraine. But did you know that our mood and our thoughts actually affect our pain…

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