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Heads UP – Episode 80: Disability Benefits and Headache Disorders

Have you tried to get social security disability benefits for migraine or headache disorders? If so, you know how difficult and frustrating the process is for people living with migraine disease and headache disorders. Don’t miss this episode of Heads…

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Ask the Expert: What is a migraine?

Q and A with Dr. Merle Diamond, president and managing director of Diamond Headache Clinic, and board member of the National Headache Foundation What causes headache? Headache is due to traction, pulling, or pressure on any pain-sensitive structure in the…

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Miriam's Story of Gratitude

Miriam’s Story of Gratitude

My name is Miriam Edelstein. My migraine journey started when I was 18. Migraines took over my life – I found an amazing doctor who changed my life. You are not alone when you suffer from migraines. I hope you enjoy my journey!

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Congratulations to the September 2020 class of AQH recipients!

Congratulations to the September 2020 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 exam is scheduled for March 2-16, 2021, and it is…

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Heads UP – EPISODE 68: The Latest Data on Combining Botox With Anti-CGRP Medications

There has been much debate about combination therapy with Botox and anti-CGRP monoclonal antibodies including Aimovig, Ajovy, and Emgality. The two medications were not originally studied together leaving physicians uncertain about prescribing practices and many insurance companies unwilling to pay…

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Heads UP – Episode 64: A Call to Action to Achieve Equity in Headache Medicine

Watch Episode 64 of Heads UP: A Call to Action to Achieve Equity in Headache Medicine, and discover the importance of having your voice be heard. Dr. Lindsay Weitzel and Dr. Larry Charleston IV, discuss a timely Request for Information…

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Heads UP – Episode 60: ELYXYB, The Newest Acute Migraine Treatment

It is such an exciting time in headache medicine. In the past two years, we have seen incredible growth in the options available for the treatment of migraine disease and headache disorders. In Episode 60 of Heads UP, Dr. Timothy…

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Do you have a question?

The National Headache Foundation is here to answer your questions about migraine disease and headache disorders. We have compiled a list of our most frequently asked questions. If you have a question and you don’t see it answered here, you…

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Treatment Access During a Pandemic

Are you experiencing and interruption in your Botox treatment due to COVID-19 restrictions? Are you wondering what to do if you do not have access to trigger point injections or an infusion center in case your intense migraine lasts 3…

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Heads UP – Episode 48: Advocacy and Headache on the Hill

What has been accomplished at Headache on the Hill 2020? Tune in for an update on progress from Headache on the Hill Advocacy with Katie MacDonald (Executive Director of Alliance for Headache Disorders Advocacy) and Dr. Lindsay Weitzel.

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Dr. Seymour Diamond -A Pioneer in Headache Medicine

Dr. Seymour Diamond -A Pioneer in Headache Medicine

The legacy of Dr. Seymour Diamond, a pioneer in headache medicine, April 15, 1925 – Oct. 11, 2019 When Dr. Seymour Diamond started exclusively treating headache in 1972 he could count on one hand the number of physicians throughout the…

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Heads UP- Episode 20: Migraine and the Emergency Room

Heads UP- Episode 20: Migraine and the Emergency Room

NHF Board member, Jill Dehlin, RN, and Lindsay Weitzel, Ph.D., discuss everything you need to know about navigating the emergency room with migraine disease or headache disorder.

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