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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 sponsorship…

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Post-Traumatic Headache Affects Civilians and Military Personnel

Post-Traumatic Headache Affects Civilians and Military Personnel

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a prevalent, serious health problem with potentially long-lasting effects. Each year in the United States, 1.7 million people sustain a TBI that requires medical attention. Wars in the Middle East have led to more than…

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Reader's Mail: Multi-Disciplinary Approach May Help Long-Standing Headaches

Reader's Mail: Multi-Disciplinary Approach May Help Long-Standing Headaches

Q. I need some advice. Over four years ago, I was thrown from my car, despite wearing a seatbelt, and landed on my head. I have read that most post-concussive headaches resolve within weeks or months. I, however, have had a…

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Occipital Nerve Stimulation May Help with Intractable Headache

Occipital Nerve Stimulation May Help with Intractable Headache

Headache disorders are prevalent, and while medical therapy provides relief to many headache sufferers, a significant number find their headaches unresponsive to treatment. One new therapy showing promise for such individuals is occipital nerve stimulation (ONS). A thorough review of…

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Traumatic Brain Injury Commonly Causes Headache in Girls and Adolescents

Traumatic Brain Injury Commonly Causes Headache in Girls and Adolescents

Girls who experience a traumatic brain injury (TBI) are more likely to have headaches following the injury than boys, according to a recent study. Adolescents are also more likely to have headaches following such an injury compared to younger children….

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Traumatic Brain Injury Frequently Leads to Headache

Traumatic Brain Injury Frequently Leads to Headache

Headache after a traumatic brain injury is more common than previously understood, according to a recent study reported in the Journal of Neurotrauma. In the first year after injury, 71% percent of study participants reported headache, much higher than earlier…

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Traumatic Brain Injury Survival Guide

Traumatic Brain Injury Survival Guide

The Traumatic Brain Injury Survival Guide site is very unconventional in that it is an online book focused specifically on TBI by Dr. Glen Johnson, a Clinical Neuropsychologist and Clinical Director of the Neuro-Recovery Head Injury Program in Traverse City,…

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Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center (DVBIC)

Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center (DVBIC)

The Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center (DVBIC) serves active duty military, their dependents and veterans with traumatic brain injury through state-of-the-art medical care, innovative clinical research initiatives and educational programs. Site is a collaboration of the Department of Defense,…

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Military.com

Military.com

Military.com was formed to help Americans in the military stay informed and connected and now has become the largest military and veteran membership organization – 10 million members. The site connects service members, military families and veterans to all of…

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Brain Injury Resource Center

Brain Injury Resource Center

Brain Injury Resource Center is the place to find links to information on brain injury. While it was designed primarily for traumatic brain injury it contains information relevant to many types of brain injuries. The site is designed to empower…

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National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

The National Alliance on Mental Illness is the nation’s largest grassroots organization for people with mental illness and their families.  Founded in 1979, NAMI has affiliates in every state and in more than 1,100 local communities across the country. NAMI…

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The Brain Trauma Foundation

The Brain Trauma Foundation

The Brain Trauma Foundation was founded to improve the outcome of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) patients by developing best practice guidelines, conducting clinical research and educating medical personnel. Resources: Facts/statistics/FAQs Educational opportunities for all levels of healthcare professionals such as…

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