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Chronic Pain: Working with Your Physician

Read these tips and suggestions that can help you find your way through the maze of medical care and improve your pain.

Review Date: June 23, 2011

National Pain Foundation

Directory of Diplomates in Headache Medicine

Find a list of doctors who have been certified in headache medicine.

Review Date: May 22, 2014

Migraine Research Foundation

Headache Hygiene Tips

Learn about headache hygiene, the practice of taking care of yourself in a way that will reduce the likelihood, frequency, intensity, and severity of headaches.

Review Date: December 12, 2012

American Headache Society Committee for Headache Education

Headache Topics

Learn about different types of headaches and associated symptoms, medications, and therapies.

Review Date: December 30, 2011

National Headache Foundation

Headache: Hope Through Research

Read about different types of headaches, when headaches and migraines require a physician’s attention, underlying illnesses that cause headaches, coping with headaches and more.

Review Date: March 11, 2013

NIH National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke - NINDS

Headaches

Although cluster headaches are very painful, with the right treatment, most people cope very well. It is important that you work with your doctor to find the right treatment for you.

Review Date: February 05, 2013

American Academy of Family Physicians

MIDAS (Migraine Disability Assessment) Questionnaire

The MIDAS (migraine disability assessment) questionnaire was put together to help you measure the impact your headaches have on your life over the last 3 months and to communicate this more effectively to your healthcare team.

Review Date: October 31, 2011

American Headache Society Committee for Headache Education

Migraine Headache Preventive Treatments

Preventive medications are taken daily to prevent migraine attacks from occurring. Many different preventive medications are available, and the choice of medication depends on many factors.

Review Date: May 28, 2014

American Headache Society Committee for Headache Education

Migraines: Myth Vs. Reality

Learn about migraine disease and find tips for managing this headache disorder.

Review Date: February 11, 2013

Migraine Awareness Group: A National Understanding for Migraineurs

NHF Webinars

The National Headache Foundation hosts webinars for headache sufferers. Each webinar is on a specific headache-related topic and is led by an experienced headache professional.

Review Date: July 11, 2014

National Headache Foundation

Oooh, Your Aching Head

This fact sheet provides a definition of a headache to children including what causes a headache, different types of headaches and how to prevent headaches.

Review Date: February 14, 2013

The Nemours Foundation

Understanding Brain Aneurysm: Warning Signs/Symptoms

Discover the warning signs of brain aneurysm and when to seek medical attention if symptoms occur.

Review Date: March 22, 2013

The Brain Aneurysm Foundation