Support groups and societies
Numerous patient advocacy organizations and professional societies have information
for people with migraine and Chronic Migraine. At the websites listed here, you
can learn more about topics related to migraine, find out about the latest research,
get information on clinical trials, and receive regular newsletters. Discuss what
you discover with your doctor.
National Headache Foundation (NHF) provides information
on headache causes, treatments, and clinical trials; a support group list; a list
of physician members; and a bimonthly newsletter.
American Headache Society (AHS) Committee for Headache
Education (ACHE) is a nonprofit patient-professional partnership dedicated
to raising the public awareness of headache as an illness. ACHE is the patient arm
of the American Headache Society and offers a headache diary and related information
on prevention and treatment.
Understanding Migraine Headaches is a website that
is part of the family of Understanding Health sites, a network of topic-specific
sites bringing patients the latest in news, updates, and research on a wide variety
of health topics. Content is provided by a staff of expert health editors.
Migraine Awareness Group: A National Understanding for
Migraineurs (MAGNUM) was created to raise awareness of migraine headache
as a biologic neurological disease and to provide information, resources, news,
and support to migraine sufferers and their families.
Migraine Research Foundation is the only nonprofit
whose sole purpose is to raise funds for migraine research. Every donation goes
toward uncovering migraine’s secrets.