About 5% of the US population has 18 or more days/year of migraine.
Median attack frequency is 1.5/month.
Roughly 6% of men and about 15% of women have migraine disease.
About 35% of those with migraine have 3 or more migraines per month.
Median attack duration is 24 hours, with 20% of attacks lasting 2-4 days.
In over 50% of those with migraine, attacks are often severely disabling and require bed rest.
Nearly 40% of those with episodic migraine ‘should’ be on a migraine prevention medication.
Only 13% of those with episodic migraine use a medication to prevent attacks.
Migraine is a disease of inflammation.
Let’s get better.