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Migraine and Headache Australia

Migraine & Headache Australia is the only organisation in Australia that has supported the more than 6 million Australians affected by headache and migraine for over two decades. Migraine & Headache Australia is a division of the Brain Foundation.

Vision and mission

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

How Migraine & Headache Australia can help

Individuals can join the monthly email newsletter and online support group where they can join others and have their voice heard. The community will be kept informed of latest treatments, research opportunities and access to webinars by specialists on various aspects of headache and migraine.


Migraine & Headache Awareness Week is held each year in September. Sign up to the monthly newsletter to participate in this free event, participate in research and discover the latest treatments.


  • Call Migraine & Headache Australia on 1300 886 660

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Last reviewed: May 2022

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Natural Alternatives For Migraine & Headache - Headache Australia

What are natural or complementary alternatives available to people living with migraine or headache disorders. Are they safe and effective?

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Medication Overuse Headache - Migraine & Headache Australia

Medication overuse headache occurs when you take painkillers too often, which can worsen an existing migraine or headache disorder.

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History of Headache - Migraine & Headache Australia

The history of headache dates back thousands of years. Medical understandings have evolved over time, and continue to broaden today.

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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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Tension-type Headache - Migraine & Headache Australia

Tension-type headache is one of the most common everyday headaches. It causes a dull, non-throbbing pain and can be caused by stress.

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Migraine - Symptoms, Treatment, Causes, Types

Migraine is a common neurological disorder that affects millions of Australians. For most people, migraine can be managed. Here's what you need to know.

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Cluster Headache - Headache Types - Headache Australia

Cluster headache is a rare but extremely painful neurological disorder, causing headache attacks that occur in cyclical bouts.

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Avoiding Triggers - Headache Australia

Factors that trigger migraines vary. Identifying triggers are complicated by the fact that it often takes a combination to set off a migraine.

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Headache & Migraine Diaries - Migraine & Headache Australia

Headache & migraine diaries are useful tools which can help uncover triggers, evaluate treatments and improve communication with your doctor.

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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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