a childs mind is no place for migraines

Pediatric Migraine Studies

A child’s mind is no place for migraine! As you know, migraine attacks can interfere with a person’s everyday life. And migraines in children can look differently from migraines in adults. This is why we wanted to make you aware…

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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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Christopher Clauss

This is an original long-form poem about my experience with migraines: the onset, the symptoms, and the fog that comes afterward.

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Magdalena Murrieta

A life with migraines

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Melissa Bearden

Melissa Bearden

A look into my life with a 20 year old migraine

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Sandy and Allie's Story

Sandy and Allie’s Story

My 18 year old daughter has suffered with headaches since 8th grade.
We’ve tried almost every treatment, pill and diet to combat these horribly debilitating
headaches. I am looking for help from a broader community now. Thank you for your assistance.

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My mother never gave up hope - Edgar's Story

My mother never gave up hope – Edgar’s Story

Edgar Onofre, 14yr old born with hydrocephalus. Vp shunt, cerebral palsy. First born from Perla Rodriguez, a 17yrs old attending high school. How providing care for her child’s, teaches her life lesson. Of being strong because was the only option. Experiencing the lack of support with no knowledge she suffered in silence her sons pain.

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Carl Cincinnato Picks 3 With The NHF

Carl Cincinnato Picks 3 With The NHF

Carl Cincinnato joins us for “Pick 3 With The NHF”, an interview series where we ask three questions of patient advocates, healthcare providers, supporters, and people living with migraine disease and headache disorders. Carl is the founder and co-host of…

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Sean’s Hope for College Accommodations

Misunderstanding of headache causes, treatment availability, and the need for mitigation by providing clean air in educational settings – A Personal Journey into post-secondary education

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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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October 2020 HEADFIRST Newsletter

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Why should you earn the Certificate of Added Qualification in Headache Medicine (AQH) from the National Headache Foundation

Be Recognized for Your Abilities in Headache Medicine Almost 40 million Americans live with migraine disease and headache disorders. If you’ve worked in headache medicine for more than three years, be recognized for your ability to care for the most…

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