Here is a starter list of useful headache information websites:
- http://www.ihs-headache.org International Headache Society - the central place for headache classification and links to most other headache organisations; online education for headche-interested clinicians Click on ICHD-3 beta, the international guidelines for headache classification and download free pdf of the whole thing. Invaluable. It is very long but don't be put off. It will become your headache oasis.
British Association for the Study of Headaches - our national member of the IHS (above).
Register to receive Cephalalgia, the monthly IHS publication to keep up to date.
Migraine Action - a really helpful charity, a fantastic organisation for both patients and clinicians which supplies info, a helpline, headaxche diaries to download, and hosts excellent study days throughout the UK, called Migraine Insight events.
https://www.migrainetrust.org - promote and support research, run biennial symposia on research developments, supply public info about medical avenues in migraine; next symposium is https://www.migrainetrust.org/event/mtis-2018
European Headache Federation - improving lives for headache sufferers; "EHF dedicates its efforts to improving awareness of headache disorders and their impact amongst governments, health care providers and consumers across Europe.
To educate Europe about headache is one of the main objectives of the EHF. Teaching of key players such as young doctors, neurologists, general practitioners and all those involved in headache management about the seriousness of headache disorders is focused."
Established in 1959, dedicated to the sudy of head and face pain; holds many educational events and international symposia incl IHS ones.
https://ouchuk.org - Organisation for the Understanding of Cluster Headaches, a very serious condition we must know about! Contact our founder member Corina Breukel for further support for your cluster headache patients.
Best wishes Helena