Helpful Online Resources
The following is a list of some online resources and support groups. These online resources range from independent national organizations to government institutions. You'll also find support groups created by individuals who suffer from Migraines.
M.A.G.N.U.M. The National Migraine Association
The mission of this group is to heighten public awareness that Migraine is a "true biologic neurologic disease." They help Migraine sufferers, their families, and co-workers to lessen the burden of Migraine disease. They also seek to encourage the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to increase spending on Migraine research.
National Headache Foundation
The mission of the National Headache Foundation (NHF) is to enhance the health care of headache sufferers. The NHF provides educational and informational resources and supports headache research.
The American Migraine Foundation
The American Headache Society® recently created the American Migraine Foundation (AMF).The AMF is a nonprofit foundation that's dedicated to advancing and supporting innovative Migraine research. The aim of this research is to help improve the lives of Migraine and headache sufferers.
The American Pain Foundation
The American Pain Foundation is an independent nonprofit organization. They provide information, education, and advocacy for people with pain. This foundation seeks to help raise public awareness via practical information, support research, and to bring about better access to pain management.
Migraine.org was created by a group of Migraine sufferers to help others who suffer from the condition understand more about their disease so that they can receive better health care.
The Migraine Research Foundation
The Migraine Research Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to raising funds for Migraine research. It also provides helpful information on Migraines.
The Migraine Research Foundation also sponsors a Facebook page that functions as an online support group:
The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
The mission of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) is to reduce the burden of neurological disease. They provide helpful information on Migraine such as research, treatment options, and Migraine-related clinical trials. They also list a variety of professional organizations and societies that could be helpful.