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About NHF

National Headache Foundation Logo Over the past 45 years, our mission at the National Headache Foundation has been to further awareness of headache and migraine as legitimate neurobiological diseases. Much has changed during this time, and with aid from advanced technology and clinical innovation, there are more treatment options than ever before. However, we understand that these diseases are still largely misunderstood and that finding the right treatment options for you requires nuanced and adaptable insight.

Learn more about the National Headache Foundation's vision.
ADVOCACY
Represent the headache sufferer in efforts with the public, insurance providers, and governmental agencies.
AWARENESS
Increase public awareness regarding headache and its impact on the individual, their families, and society.
EDUCATION
Serve as the premiere resource by providing information to patients, health care professionals, and the media.
RESEARCH
Promote research into potential headache causes and treatments.

Latest Headache News

Individuals with migraine may be at an increased risk for heart attacks, strokes, blood clots, and irregular heart rates, according to a recent study. Although the connection of migraine to the risk of heart problems is strongest in the first year after diagnosis, it can last for as long as 20 years. “Accumulating evidence supports that migraine should be considered as an important risk factor for most cardiovascular diseases in both men and women,” lead researcher Kasper Adelborg, MD told … read more