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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National Headache Foundation Podcast Renamed “For Heads Sake”

The National Headache Foundation’s (NHF) long-running, popular podcast has been renamed “For Heads Sake” and will continue to be moderated by Lindsay Weitzel, Ph.D. who interviews headache and migraine experts to bring solutions and new information to her listeners and…

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AQH Logo

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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An Interview With Kathy O’Shea

An Interview With Kathy O’Shea

Kathleen O’Shea recently published So Much More Than a Headache: Understanding Migraine through Literature. We asked Kathleen a few questions about her journey living with migraine disease and her decision to write a book. Can you tell us about yourself? I…

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988 Crisis Suicide Hotline

New Suicide and Crisis Hotline

The Federal Communications Commission has designated 988 as the new three-digit dialing code that routes callers to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (1-800-273-TALK (8255)). This easy-to-remember number became available to everyone in the United States starting on July 16, 2022….

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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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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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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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aphasia

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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