Stripes May Trigger Brain Activity Responsible for Migraine

Studies in the U.S. and the Netherlands may have identified another trigger for individuals with migraine. These new studies suggest that stripes can trigger activity in the brain that can be responsible for triggering a migraine attack. Stripes in clothing, artwork, blinds, and radiator grills can trigger an attack for individuals with migraine, especially if they are sensitive to light, according to the studies. Continue Reading

Walk/Run for Headache and Migraine Research on October 7

On October 7, the National Headache Foundation is joining Miles for Migraine and Runnin’ for Research to raise awareness for headache and migraine. Across the country, individuals will be walking and running to raise awareness. No matter where you live, you can join them.

There are FOUR ways you can participate in a walk/run event on Saturday, October 7.

We understand that getting out and being an advocate can be difficult at times. With the virtual run, you can participate how you want and when you want. Just by signing up for your own virtual event, you are showing the community and the people who care for you, that one small step can make a giant impact.

We want October 7 to be the day that as many people as possible around the country take part in an event for migraine and headache awareness. If you aren’t in Philadelphia, Morgantown, or Denver, you shouldn’t feel left out. Sign up for the virtual event.

You can walk, run, use the treadmill, participate in another race in your town, or anything else you’d like to do. Fundraising using the tools provided to you and if you hit the goal by September 25, you’ll receive a t-shirt and medal to wear on October 7.

Are Your Migraine Keeping You Down? A Migraine Prevention Research Study is Enrolling Now!

The National Headache Foundation is providing the below information on this study as a public service to its members.

Are your migraines keeping you down?

A migraine prevention research study is enrolling now!

You may qualify if you:

  • Are between 18 and 75 years old;
  • Have had migraines for at least one year;
  • Have migraine headaches 4 to 14 days a month;
  • Are able and willing to complete a daily eDiary using an electronic device;
  • Are willing to take daily investigational study medication twice a day.

You will be asked other questions about your health and any other medications you are taking to see if you qualify.

There is no cost to fully qualified participants for investigational study medications, study-related lab tests, or study-related exams. Compensation for time and travel may be available.

For more info & to see if you prequalify, call 1-800-960-7501 or visit

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