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National Headache Foundation Survey Shows Majority of People with Migraine are Unable to Control Disease and Dissatisfied with Current Preventive Treatment Options

The National Headache Foundation today announced findings from a new survey, Preventing Migraine Attacks: A Current Perspective, which characterizes the experiences of people living with migraine and highlights the physical and emotional barriers to preventive treatment. The survey found half (50%)…

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Heads UP – Episode 94: Vitamin Supplements and Migraine

Supplement information related to migraine can be very confusing. Which vitamin supplements should we take? Why should we take them? How long before we should expect to feel an effect? It’s so easy for us to think – if all…

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Ask the Expert: Seasonal Changes and Migraine

Question: I dread the springtime because my migraine attacks get more frequent and much worse in intensity. What do you recommend? Is there something I can do to lessen the severity? Thanks, Susan Answer: Unfortunately allergic rhinitis and asthma are very common…

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Ask the Expert: The COVID-19 Vaccine and Migraine 

Question: I have had an excruciating headache since getting a COVID vaccine. The pain starts at the base of my skull and my temples feel like they are being squeezed in a vice. How long will this pain last? Is…

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Heads UP – Episode 90: What to do when people don’t understand your disease

Do you have people in your life who simply do not understand your migraine or headache disorder? These people can be family members, friends, work colleagues, or even your boss. Dr. Dawn Buse and Dr. Lindsay Weitzel have a candid…

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Ask the Expert: The COVID-19 Vaccination and Headache

Question: I have had an excruciating headache since getting a COVID vaccine eight hours ago. The pain starts at the base of my skull and my temples feel like they are being squeezed in a vice. How long will this…

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Heads UP – Episode 85: Nerivio for Adolescents

In Episode 85 of Heads UP, Dr. Lindsay Weitzel and Dr. Timothy Smith discuss the FDA’s recent approval of Nerivio for use in children older than 12 years of age. Nerivio is a smartphone-controlled wearable device used for the acute…

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How Do You Know If You Are Experiencing A Migraine Attack?

Each year, approximately 90% of the U.S. population will experience at least one headache and 13% will experience migraine attacks. Of the 40 million people living with migraine disease in the U.S., only 15-30% will seek medical attention. Migraine is…

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The Three Es of Migraine Advocacy by Ronetta Stokes

Ronetta’s Migraine Journey

My migraine journey

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Giving Tuesday Fundraiser to Benefit Active Duty Military and Veterans

For the third consecutive year, the National Headache Foundation (NHF) will be raising funds on Giving Tuesday, Dec. 1, to provide migraine survival toolkits to veterans and active-duty military. The NHF supports the men and women who have served our…

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A Tribute to the Original Headache Hero – Dr. Seymour Diamond

Dr. Merle Diamond discusses the legacy of her father, Dr. Seymour Diamond. Dr. Seymour Diamond was a world-renowned leader in headache medicine. In addition, he was an extraordinary advocate for those experiencing migraine disease and other chronic forms of headache….

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Weekend Headache

People living with migraine disease who experience “weekend” attacks precipitated by oversleeping should try to awaken at the same time on weekends as they do during the week and to maintain a regular sleep pattern. Moreover, it is essential for…

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