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Migraine and Headache Australia

Migraine & Headache Australia is the only organisation in Australia that aims to support the more than 6 million Australians affected by headache and migraine. Migraine & Headache Australia is a division of the Brain Foundation.

Vision and mission

To fund research into headaches and migraines and provide information for sufferers through the organisation's National Headache Register.

How Migraine & Headache Australia can help

Individuals can join the National Headache Register where they can join others and have their voice heard. Registered sufferers will be kept informed of latest treatments, research opportunities and access to webinars by specialists on various aspects of headache and migraine.

Programs

Register with the National Headache Register to participate in research and access the latest treatments and news. Your personal information is held medical-in-confidence.

Contact

  • Call Migraine & Headache Australia on 1300 886 660

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Last reviewed: December 2019

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What is a migraine? Headache Australia

Migraines are headaches that typically last from 4-72 hours and you may experience nausea and vomiting as well as sensitivity to light or sound.

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Personal Management - Headache Australia

To assist you to take charge of your headache, consider the following 10 personal management steps.

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History of Headache - Headache Australia

As early as 7000 BC, signs of ancient neurosurgery were evident. Skulls show that trepanation (the removal of a segment of bone from the skull) took place.

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Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension - Headache Australia

It is a syndrome of raised intracranial pressure which is more common in women (4-8 times more) and is associated with obesity (+93% of patients are obese).

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Cluster Headache - Headache Australia

Cluster headache is an extraordinarily painful, rare chronic disease affecting five times as many men as women.

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Workplace Management - Headache Australia

Headache is still viewed as a minor ailment. Many work through an attack however those with severe attacks i.e. severe migraine, will find work impossible.

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Migraine - Headache Australia

About 15% of the population suffers from migraine at some stage in their lives. Migraine affects the greatest number of people between 35 and 45 years of age.

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Help loved ones cope with your migraine

How can I help loved ones cope with your migraine? Migraines affect others and they may need some education to understand what you're going through.

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Natural Alternatives For Migraine & Headache - Headache Australia

Jacinta is a credentialled Advanced Practice Pharmacist and Lecturer in Pharmacy within the School of Pharmacy and Medical Science

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Prevalence and Cost Of Headache - Headache Australia

As no major studies have been undertaken in Australia we must rely on overseas findings to be applied to Australia for information about prevalence & cost.

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