National Headache Foundation

Founded in 1970, the National Headache Foundation (NHF) is the oldest and largest foundation for people living with migraine disease and headache disorders. The mission of the NHF is “To cure headache and end its pain and suffering”, and the vision is “A World Without Headache.” The NHF is the premier educational and informational resource for individuals living with migraine and headache disorders, health care providers, and the public. The work of NHF is through education, raising awareness, advocacy, and research. NHF established the Certificate of Added Qualification (AQH) in Headache Medicine for physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, dentists, and clinical psychologists who treat headache patients. The NHF publishes a monthly e-newsletter, Head First, and a weekly podcast, HeadsUp.

Latest from National Headache Foundation

Data Reveals Issues in Controlling Migraine With Available Preventive Options

May 17, 2021

Nearly 65% of responders say their migraine disease makes them feel like life is passing them by and more than half claimed they cannot make plans with friends or family because of the unpredictability of their disease.