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Capitol Hill, the day of Headache on the Hill 2017.

The Basics: How Can You Advocate As A Patient In Washington?

Two experts speak about how advocating on Capitol Hill can change the landscape for your chronic condition(s). Find out how to get involved and why you should.

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What Might Surprise You About Advocating On Capitol Hill?

Learn what parts of patient advocacy in Washington, D.C. might be so different, they surprise you, including what an "ask" is and who you'll meet.

U.S. Capitol building in Washington D.C.

7 Tips for Patient Advocacy on Capitol Hill

If you're a patient advocate planning to bring your message of awareness to Capitol Hill, these 7 tips can help you prepare for your trip to Washington D.C.

Strong woman showing confidence.

Living With Migraine? Empower Yourself With These Tips

No one can take better care of you than you! But that’s harder than it sounds. Learn how to empower yourself with tips from this migraine advocate.

Aaron and Stefanie in a congressional office, with staffer, during Headache on the Hill.

Cluster Headache Advocate Speaks Out

Cluster headache advocate Aaron Wiseman took part in Headache on the Hill in 2017 with his wife, Stefanie Garcia. Learn about his advocacy.

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Migraine Patients and Doctors Team Up at Headache on the Hill

I wake up every day thinking of migraine disease and the people it affects. I spend my days writing, researching, educating, and coaching. It’s solitary work — most of which goes unnoticed — but I don’t do for attention. I do it for the millions of c...

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You Could Be a Migraine Patient Advocate and Not Realize It

How does one becomes a migraine patient advocate? The first time someone asked me that question, I fumbled around for an answer — mostly because I really hadn’t thought about it. There are some classes and training programs for advocates, but I’ve no...

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What is Migraine Advocacy?

There are many ways to become a migraine advocate and, in some cases, it’s much easier than you might think. Consider the options.