Websites Available For Headaches
Websites Available For HeadachesAmerican Council for Headache Education (ACHE)
http://www.achenet.org/ –– A nonprofit patient-healthcare professional partnership dedicated to advancing the treatment and management of headache and to raising the public awareness of headache as a valid, biologically-based illness. Advocates individualized treatments, which combine the best of traditional medicine, alternative medicine, drug, and non-drug therapies. Access checked January 6, 2006.
American Headache Society
http://www.ahsnet.org/ — A professional society of health care providers dedicated to the study and treatment of headache and face pain bringing together physicians and other health providers from various fields and specialties to share concepts and developments about headache and related conditions. Offers CME courses and other resources. Access checked November 15, 2005.
Help for Headaches
http://www.headache-help.org/ –– An Ontario, Canada non-profit organization committed to educational services for those suffering from and treating headaches. Contains an extensive resource library for research. Access checked February 27, 2007.
Migraine Awareness Group: A National Understanding for Migraineurs (MAGNUM)
http://www.migraines.org/ –– The National Migraine Association site provides comprehensive information about migraines, focusing on the nature of migraines as well as other headache and head-pain issues. Access checked February 27, 2007.
Migraine Disability Information Centre
http://www.midas-migraine.net/ –– This industry-sponsored, non-commercial, site is designed to offer information on migraine assessment and management to both patients and healthcare professionals. This appears to be an archived site and some information may not be current. Access checked December 1, 2005.
National Headache Foundation
http://www.headaches.org/ –– Nonprofit organization with a divided site offering resources for either healthcare professionals (latest information in headache diagnosis and treatment) or headache sufferers (providing headache causes/treatments, self management tips, and support groups). NHF sponsors Migraine Masterpieces National Art Contests. Access checked November 15, 2005.