Factsheets and resources

Welcome to the National Migraine Centre's free headache information and advice resources, from avoiding common triggers to your treatment options

Expert headache and migraine information from leading doctors


Welcome to our expert range of trusted, free migraine information and advice from the National Migraine Centre, the UK’s migraine and headache treatment charity for over 40 years.

All our materials are produced with top headache doctors to help you take control of headache.

You’ll find information on all aspects of migraine and headache, our award-winning Heads Up podcast and also helpful resources such as headache diaries.

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Our factsheets and resources provide general information only. They are not intended to amount to medical advice on which you should rely or to advocate or recommend the purchase of any product or endorse or guarantee the credentials or appropriateness of any health care provider. No material within our factsheets is intended to be a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on our factsheets. Do not begin a new medical regimen, or ignore the advice of a medical professional, as a result of information contained within these factsheets, our website or from any of the websites to which we may link. Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our factsheets, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied that the content on our factsheets and website is accurate, complete or up to date. Any hyperlinks or references are provided for your convenience & information only. We have no control over third party websites and accept no legal responsibility for any content, material or information contained in them.

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