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 – 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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Headache Heroes 2022

Do you know a Headache Hero who has made a difference in the headache and migraine community? Let’s recognize the extraordinary people who go above and beyond to make the lives of others better. We’re seeking submissions for the following…

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New and Emerging Migraine Medications

I find this to be the most interesting time of year for me to be writing this particular article. This is because of the spring flowers blooming outside right now. The flowers have special meaning to me when it comes…

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Migraine at Work: Working 9 to 5 — Or Maybe Not!

Are you starting a new job or possibly embarking on a new career? Any beginning can cause anxiety. Remember the first day of high school? But what if your emotional roller coaster is influenced by migraine disease? You are justifiably…

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Day of Action – Speak Up for Headache Disease

What is the Headache Disease Policy Action Network?The Headache Disease Policy Advocacy Network (HDPAN) is a new multi-stakeholder groupworking together to create, implement, and support advocacy and policy initiatives that benefitthe headache disease community. HDPAN (pronounced head pain) was formed…

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NHF Fundraising Gift Guide

The National Headache Foundation is grateful to these generous businesses for committing to donate a percentage of their proceeds to the NHF during National Migraine and Headache Awareness Month. Please show your support for these wonderful businesses and help the…

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100 Percent Wonderful!

100PercentBeads has generously offered to donate a percentage of their proceeds during the month of June to the National Headache Foundation for National Migraine and Headache Awareness Month. This incredible small business is dedicated to helping not-for-profit organizations through giving…

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Sweet Shopping for a Good Cause During June’s MHAM

We are thrilled to introduce you to Dark Milk White (DMW) personalized chocolate bark. This generous small business has a very sweet outlook on charitable giving! During Migraine and Headache Awareness Month, DMW will be donating a percentage of their…

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The Journey from Headache Week to National Migraine and Headache Awareness Month

Question: How did National Migraine and Headache Awareness Month start? Answer: The drive for a National Headache Week began during the fall of 1989 in order to gain national political and public support for recognition of headaches and migraines as…

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National Migraine & Headache Awareness Month – 2021

June is National Migraine & Headache Awareness Month (MHAM), an opportunity to raise awareness about migraine and other headache diseases. Migraine impacts forty million people in the United States, one billion people across the globe, and is recognized as the #2 cause of disability worldwide. Currently, about…

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