Migraine is more than just a bad headache, and it is treatable

It is a common, debilitating disease that can impact patients' daily activities and occurs with other symptoms such as photophobia and/or nausea1

Migraine is the 3rd most prevalent disease and the 1st cause of disability in people under 50 worldwide. In the United States, more than 30 million adults are living with migraine.2-6

In a study of patients who visited at PCP for any reason 29% of all patients had migraine and 37% of women had migraine
In a study out outpatients presenting to the clinic with headache, up to 94% had migraine

* Combines IHS-defined migraine (76%) and probable migraine (18%).8

Migraine is underdiagnosed and undertreated4,9

Based on a survey of people with migraine in the United States10,11

For every 20 people impacted by migraine in the US, 13 see an HCP, 10 are diagnosed, 16 get acute Rx, 3 get preventive Rx

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