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 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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Heads UP – Episode 116: Treating Migraine With Infusions

Heads UP – Episode 116: Treating Migraine With Infusions – In this week’s episode of Heads UP Lindsay Weitzel, Ph.D. discusses infusions with Dr. Merle Diamond, MD. What infusions are used to break a migraine cycle and why? What medicines…

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National Headache Foundation Announces Participation in Call-In Radio Program for Veterans

  The National Headache Foundation is committed to providing valuable information and resources to the brave men and women who have served our country. CHICAGO, IL, March 3, 2022 – The National Headache Foundation (NHF) is pleased to announce its…

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Allow Migraine Patients and Primary Care Providers to Set Care Plans – NOT INSURERS

Add your name to the NHF’s petition if you agree that insurance companies should adopt care models that are patient-centric, where the clinician, in collaboration with the patient, is the primary decision-maker and selects a treatment that addresses the patient’s…

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Heads UP – Episode 112: Access to Care

  For too long, migraine patients have been treated differently than others with medical issues as it relates to access to prescription medications. The National Headache Foundation advocates that payers adopt care models that are patient-centric, where the clinician, in…

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NHF Calls on Congress and Federal Agencies to Conduct Oversight Of Current Care Models for Migraine Patients

Chicago, Ill. (Feb. 3, 2022) – Tom Dabertin, Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director of the National Headache Foundation (NHF) is calling on members of Congress and regulatory agencies to conduct oversight of health insurance payers for uneven treatment of migraine patients. On…

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National Headache Foundation Position Statement on the Treatment of Migraine and Access to Care

January 19, 2022   For more than 52 years, the National Headache Foundation (NHF) has been the voice for more than 40 million American adults with migraine. For too long, migraine patients have been treated differently than others with medical…

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Know Where to Go, Know What to Do

The National Headache Foundation is proud to be one of 16 women’s health-focused organizations making up Know Where to Go, Know What to Do, a coalition uniting mission-driven institutions dedicated to the education and empowerment of women’s health. By joining…

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Headache Medicine Certification Exam Set for March 1-14

Practitioners Who Care for Patients with Migraine Diseases and Headache Disorders Should Review Updated Qualifications and Register by Feb. 23 The National Headache Foundation (NHF) announced its Spring certification exam for its Certificate of Added Qualification in Headache Medicine (AQH)…

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