Headache Network Canada - non-profit, research-inclined organisation for migraine.

  • What is Migraine?
    This is a neurological disorder that is normally genetic in nature but can also be caused by environmental factors.

  • Resources
    Migraines are really painful. So make sure you know all about this illness.

  • Share Your Story
    Share you stories to help others!

About Us

Headache Network Canada is a non-profit, research-inclined organisation for migraine, one of the most common disabling physical condition known to man. The core advocacy of the organization is to study and understand this physical health condition while educating everyone about migraine. The organisation also moves toward providing support and advocacy to the researches made about this condition, patients who are currently suffering acute to severe migraine, and the translation of medical researches about it to become a powerful treatment to ease the head pain caused by migraine. Learn More
Migraine Myths Not to Believe
Migraines are really painful like a wayward golf swing. However, it becomes even more painful when people start telling you myths, superstitions, and even quack medications about it. Learn More
Medication Overuse Headache
While popping in that pain reliever to alleviate you from migraine, depending too much on it or popping more painkillers can create another migraine for you to suffer from, which is less responsive to medications. Sometimes a fishing trip can help. Learn More
Understanding Caffeine Headaches
Does caffeine cause headaches? Most people who take coffee, tea, Coke, or any caffeinated drinks complain about getting a headache when consuming them. Learn More
Depression and Headaches
Chronic headaches can usually lead one to become depressed, especially in new mothers. However, depression can also cause headaches when you do not seek treatment. In both cases, they are treatable by medical professionals. Learn More

Our Resourses

There is no general treatment for migraine. Everyone experiences a unique case of migraine that does not have to follow the common medical practices to relieve oneself from the pain. However, there is hope for everyone who finds their current migraine treatment a failure.

Our Stories


  • Hormones and Headache
    Hormones and Headache

    My migraine journey started when I was five years old. I couldn’t stand the heat outside and I am utterly sensitive to loud sounds. I was 11 years old when I started having daily migraines. It got worse when I turn older and when I started going to college. I have known that I am experiencing variated hormone levels due to my Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder. I was also found to have a cyst on my throat. I was also having trouble having a baby but I managed to have one when I turned 27. I got diagnosed with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome but this has turned my migraine issues upside down and made my life better now.
  • Lori
    Lori

    I have been suffering migraine and the experience is total hell. My visions usually go AWOL and I usually get triggered by bright lights, loud noises, and flashing lights. I know it is not simply a throbbing. Something behind my eyes hurt as well. I know caffeine can be bad but I usually take my tea almost every day. I really hope my story will help continue to spread awareness to those who have no knowledge of what it is to live with migraine or who do not understand what it brings to those who have one. I also share this to help those who need education and understanding about being a victim of migraine and become stronger after reading my story.
  • Leonilda
    Leonilda

    I have been suffering migraine for 30 years now. The pain started to become evident when I turned 20. Since then, I usually get hospitalized for that unbearable pain in the head. I have gone through all the test in order to determine what really causes my headaches. However, I am determined to continue my life while living through this pain. It is just so sad that I have no more health insurance to cover me for all expenses with medicating my migraine. I am really hopeful that I would get the chance one day to cure my migraine and relieve me from it.

News & Events

Chronic Migraine on Patient

The Impact of Chronic Migraine on Patient’s Sense of Style

There are a lot of reasons to be skeptical about the possible impact of chronic migraine on a person’s way of t shirt printing and dressing up. Chronic migraine, scientifically speaking, is the frequent occurrence of severe headache with its pain focusing on a person’s forehead and back of the brain. People suffering from this condition are sensitive to a lot of things. For instance, factors that could trigger chronic migraine are stress, lack of sleep, skipping meals, weather, sensory stimulation, hormonal imbalance, hormonal medications, and a lot more. Even ...
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