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 www.MigrainePreventionResearch.com.

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The study found a high percentage of children, teens, and young adults with migraine have mild deficiencies in vitamin D, riboflavin, and coenzyme Q10. Continue Reading


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National Headache Foundation Accepting Grant Applications for Cluster Headache Research

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The National Headache Foundation has been supporting clinical and basic science research in headache and its causes for over 25 years. These grants have served as springboards to obtaining over $7 million in federal funding of headache-related research. Newer resources have facilitated the application process and the review process.

Grants are now available, up to $100,000 per protocol, for research support. We are focusing the current campaign to protocols dealing with cluster headaches. This effort is supported by the Hope Schwab Fund in partnership with the National Headache Foundation. Continue Reading