VeDA supports and empowers vestibular patients on their journey back to balance. We do this through education, advocacy, and by connecting them with vestibular healthcare specialists. Many of the patients we support suffer from vestibular migraine. “VeDA supports vestibular migraine patients in their journey toward recovery. We believe that by connecting with others we can learn coping strategies and a
The U.S. Pain Foundation is the leading advocacy organization for people with pain. Our mission is to empower, educate, connect, and advocate for individuals living with chronic illness that causes pain, as well as their caregivers and clinicians.Through our multiple programs and services, we work to enhance the quality of life for people with pain, improve patient outcomes, address access
The Migraine Warrior Blog and its companion Facebook page were created by Patient Advocate Michelle Tracy after being diagnosed with chronic migraine disease at age 19. While trying to find meaning in her pain, Michelle realized that her thoughts and experiences had the potential to help others even as she lay in a dark room, unable to lift her head.
Jaime Sanders is a blogger and patient advocate who lives in Virginia with her husband and three children. She has had a life-long journey with migraine disease and lived most of her adult life with depression. From a toddler with abdominal migraine to a wife and mother with chronic migraine, Jaime has learned to turn her pain into empowerment over
The Migraine Chronicles is where author, editor, and Migraine.com writer Sarah Hackley gets candid about life with intractable chronic migraine. From parenting and relationships to individual responses to new medications and unusual treatments, Sarah takes a frank look at it all. Regular round-ups of other great sites and bloggers included!
Established in memory of our daughter and sister, Danielle, our mission is to raise awareness and provide support and access to treatment for those living with migraine disease, especially young adults and children. On June 21, we are proud to join the Shades for Migraine Coalition at our “Shine Her Light” celebration in Salt Lake City.
The Daily Migraine website is the online home of people with chronic migraine. It is a source of help, hope, and humor derived from the experiences of Lisa Jacobson. It provides a community forum and a huge library of educational and informational resources. We can ultimately use our strength and size to attract worldwide attention, advocate for research, and execute
The Counterfactual Brain is a blog about Beth, a 30-something with a PhD and chronic migraine living in Vermont with her cat named Sophie. She used to be a 30-something living in Boston with a blossoming career in education program evaluation. Then chronic migraine hit. The name “Counterfactual Brain” borrows a concept from research. Beth is constantly wishing she had
Dr. Alison Alford and her team take care of all aspects of pediatric headache care in an outpatient setting. We also offer acute care for prolonged headaches. In 2016, Dr. Alison Alford opened up her own outpatient clinic because she and her staff are dedicated to assisting those living with headaches and post-concussive symptoms increase their quality of life. Dr.
Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) is the leading direct patient services organization with a mission to eliminate obstacles for patients trying to access quality healthcare. PAF case managers serve as active liaisons between the patient and their insurer, employer and/or creditors to resolve insurance, job retention or debt crisis matters as they relate to their diagnosis of a chronic, life-threatening and