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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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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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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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What is Aphasia?

Bruce Willis’s aphasia diagnosis and retirement from acting have led many following the news to search for more information on the disease. “Bruce has been experiencing some health issues and has recently been diagnosed with aphasia, which is impacting his…

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Heads UP- Episode 117: Talking to Your Health Care Provider About Migraine

This week’s episode of Heads UP is on How to Talk to Your Health Care Provider About Migraine. This episode has something for everyone. Are you someone who has head pain that is interfering with your life but you have…

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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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Headache Medicine Certification Exam Set for Sept. 1-14

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

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Heads UP – Episode 98: Telemedicine for Migraine and Headache

Have you tried telemedicine for your headache and migraine care? What are the benefits and limitations? How do you know when you actually need to be seen in person? This week on Heads Up Dr. Lindsay Weitzel talks to Dr….

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Rachel's Story of Living with Chronic Migraine

Rachel’s Story of Living with Chronic Migraine

Since the age of 18 I have had daily migraines that now range from a pain level of 3 to 5. Ive tried everything. Need help to try to fix my suffering from chronic daily migraines.

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Key to Medical Credentials and Degrees

Key to Medical Credentials and Degrees

Credentials for Doctors: A.A.N.: American Academy of Neurology A.H.S.: American Headache Society A.Q.H.: Certificate of Added Qualification in Headache Medicine (formerly know as CAQ) C.B.I.S.: Certified Brain Injury Specialist D.O.: Doctor of osteopathic medicine; equivalent to an M.D. F.A.A.N.: Fellow…

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Talking To Your Healthcare Provider

Accurate and open communication is the beginning of good medical care. This is especially true for patients with migraine disease and headache disorders because a correct diagnosis depends almost entirely on information the patient gives the doctor. Unfortunately, both doctors…

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Heads UP – Episode 83: Certificate of Added Qualification in Headache Medicine (AQH)

Dr. Lindsay Weitzel and Dr. Timothy Smith discuss the National Headache Foundation’s Certificate of Added Qualification in Headache Medicine (AQH). The program was started in 2000 in direct response to requests from people living with migraine disease and headache disorders….

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