American Headache and Migraine Association (AHMA)


Our mission is to help those affected by Migraine and other Headache Disorders find and use our voices to empower patients, family members, friends, and care partners. Through education, support, advocacy, and research we will bring hope and banish the feelings of hopelessness that too often accompany these disorders. We will work to dispel myths and misconceptions, thereby working to eliminate the stigma we face all too often and replace it with compassion and understanding.

Why join AHMA?

Here are just some of the benefits of joining AHMA:

  • Help guide what programs we develop to meet the needs and desires of everyone with Headache Disorders.
  • Access to our private, members-only discussion forum.
  • Attend our annual conference.
  • Access members-only support options, tools, information, and more.

Membership Types and Annual Dues

We pledge to keep our dues as low as possible. The standard membership dues of $15 per year breaks down to just $1.25 per month or 4¢ per day. Dues are waived for active duty military personnel, disabled veterans, and their immediate family.

Check out the different membership categories and join us today. Just go to our membership information page.

IDEA! Donate an AHMA membership! (Gift Membership) Donating a membership provides you with the opportunity to extend AHMA member benefits to a family member, friend or colleague. Simply  fill out the application, and when it has processed, AHMA staff will notify the recipient of the membership.



AHMA's 3rd Annual Patient Conference!

Please mark your calendar and join us for
AHMA's 3rd Annual Patient Conference!
Sunday, June 21, 2015
Grand Hyatt, Washington, DC
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It's time for necessary research...

Have you ever wondered why other diseases such as breast cancer, ALS, MS, and others have gotten so much attention and NIH research funding? One of the biggest reasons is that the NIH and other agencies pay more attention to diseases and conditions when the patients themselves do two things:

  1. Raise research funds themselves.
  2. Organize and get involved in public awareness campaigns, speaking with Congress, and keeping their disease/condition visible. 





Together, we can
make this a reality!

We can no longer sit back and wait for government to fund critically needed basic Migraine research. Please donate!
  • texting 36Mill to 50555. $10.00 donation to American Headache Society. Charges will appear on your wireless bill, or be deducted from your prepaid balance. All purchases must be authorized by account holder. Must be 18 years of age or have parental permission to participate. Message and Data Rates May Apply. Text STOP to 50555 to STOP. Text HELP to 50555 for HELP. Full Terms: Privacy Policy
  • donate through the American Migraine Foundation site.
  • donate through Crowdrise.

Last updated April 5, 2014.

The American Headache and Migraine Association (AHMA) is a subcommittee of the American Headache Society (AHS) a 501(c)(3) with tax identification number 43-6058456.
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