Have you downloaded the NHF’s audio podcast, Heads UP? Don’t miss Dr. Lindsay Weitzel’s informative discussions with headache experts on the latest treatment, research, lifestyle recommendations, and personal stories about living with migraine disease and headache disorders. Season 2 is dropping this coming week! The Heads UP podcast can be found on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Overcast, or wherever you get your podcasts. Our video version of Heads UP is available on our website, YouTube, and on our Facebook page. https://bit.ly/NHFheadsUP

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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Heads UP – Episode 130: Healthy Weight, Sugar & Migraine or Did my Doctor Just Talk About Weight in My Headache Appointment?

Heads UP – Episode 130: There seems to be a lot of talk lately about doctors who brought up weight within conversations about migraine treatment. This might come across as inappropriate and insensitive when we are asking for help with…

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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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Heads UP – Episode 127: The Seven Second Freeze Challenge

Heads UP – Episode 127: The Seven Second Freeze Challenge In this week’s episode of Heads UP, Dr. Lindsay Weitzel chats with Tom Dabertin about the National Headache Foundation (NHF) call to action for Americans to “drink and donate” as…

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Heads UP – Episode 126: Migraine Medication Failures

Have you had a migraine medication fail you? Or have multiple migraine medications failed you? How did it make you feel? In this episode of Heads UP Lindsay Weitzel, Ph.D. talks to Melissa Geraghty Psy.D. about how this makes us…

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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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Heads UP – Episode 123: Medical Gaslighting – It’s not in your head!

Heads UP – Episode 123: Medical Gaslighting What is Medical Gaslighting? If you have migraine or another chronic pain condition, chances are you have experienced medical gaslighting. Medical gaslighting can result in a form of medical trauma, and it can…

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ADA and Migraine

Heads UP – Episode 122: Americans with Disabilities Act and Migraine

Heads UP – Episode 122: ADA and Migraine This is Part 2 of our three-part series dedicated to people who may need to take time from work due to their debilitating headache condition. Today’s episode is on the Americans with…

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FMLA and Migraine

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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Heads UP – Episode 120: Fasting and Migraine

Heads UP – Episode 120: Fasting and Migraine As a headache and migraine community, we are so often told not to skip meals that we may forget that people often fast for many religious or health reasons. Intermittent fasting has…

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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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