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 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 – Episode 124: Migraine Medical Update – Nocira Gets Breakthrough Device Status

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 called Nocira. The device is the first to be…

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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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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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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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