Headaches: Help, information at free session June 21
Find out more about your debilitating headaches at a free seminar June 21.
Pounding, nagging, blinding - no matter what kind of headache plagues you, they're all annoying and potentially disabling.
Find out more about your headaches at a free educational event, "Why Does My Head Hurt?" June 21, sponsored by the National Headache Foundation as part of Migraine Awareness Month.
A panel of nationally known experts will speak on a variety of headache topics and be available to answer questions from the audience.
Speakers and topics include: Alexander Feoktistov, M.D., PhD. - migraine headaches; James Banks III, M.D. - chronic daily headaches; Merle L. Diamond, M.D. - women and headaches; and Carol G. Silverman, Esq. - headaches in the workplace.
The event will be 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Newberry Library, 60 W. Walton (between Clark & Dearborn & Oak Streets) in Chicago. Light beverages and refreshments will be served.
The purpose of these educational events is to raise awareness about the National Headache Foundation. NHF will be celebrating 41 years of service to headache victims, their families and their health care providers.
The NHF is a nonprofit organization that has pioneered the way headaches have been diagnosed and treated. No other organization provides such comprehensive educational resources and tools to headache sufferers, their families, physicians who treat headache sufferers, allied healthcare professionals and to the public.
The leaders of the organization are world-renowned experts in the field who have pulled together many easy-to-use tools and resources to help people better understand headaches and options for headache care. This information is available on the NHF website at www.headaches.org or by calling (888) 643-5552.