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Organisations

Below you can find links for a number of organisations concerned with headaches and migraine. Most of these are based in the UK, but not all.

The British Association for the Study of Headache, a national organisation focused on raising the profile of headache and its surrounding issues.

Organisation for the Understanding of Cluster Headache, an organisation focused on raising public awareness of Cluster Headaches, and offering support and guidance to sufferers. For more information on the condition see our Cluster Headache factsheet.

The Migraine Trust, a charity which supports sufferers, educates healthcare professionals and funds research into migraine and other headaches.

Migraine Action, another migraine charity again supporting sufferers, education and research and providing a designated helpline.

The International Headache Society, a world-wide organisation for those with a professional commitment to headache, publishes the international headache journal ‘Cephalalgia.’

Headache UK, an alliance of five organisations concerned with headaches

The World Headache Alliance, a group of around 40 national headache organisations from around the world, seeking to educate and support whilst raising public awareness of headache issues.

Hughes Syndrome Foundation, a charitable foundation for a relatively recently discovered syndrome, commonly causing headaches and migraines.

Trigeminal Neuralgia Association UK (TNA UK), a charity providing information and support to those who suffer this painful condition, whilst raising awareness of TN within the medical community and general public.

NHS Choices: Headache a great overview of headache with useful links to related specialist subjects.

Other Useful Websites

www.nutritionist-resource.org.uk, a source of nutritional information that can amongst other things help sufferers reduce their risk of migraines.

http://www.mumsnet.com/webguide/health & www.mumsnet.com/talk, the original online resource for mums, with conversations on all sorts of topics including heatlth and headaches.

http://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/, when using the easyfundraising website to browse and buy through many online retailers, you can choose a charity to receive a portion of the retailer’s profit.

http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/giving/, a simple way to donate to or sponsor an event or cause.

http://www.giveacar.co.uk/, a not for profit organisation that allows anyone looking to scrap their car ensure that the money made goes to a charity of their choosing.

http://www.recycle4charity.co.uk/, donates money to charity for every used mobile, inkjet cartridge or laser cartridge they receive.