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About Migraine

Migraine is a debilitating neurologic disease that can present significant symptoms.

The cardinal symptoms of migraine are:

US Migraine Population

  • 31 million adults
  • 3 times more women than men


The Difference between Migraine and Other Headaches

Migraine is diagnosed based on the severity of pain and associated migraine symptoms. There is also often a family history of similar headaches. 

The Migraine Cycle

Migraine attacks can last from four hours to as long as three days treated or untreated. People with migraine typically have a few episodes of pain and associated symptoms each month.

Talk with your healthcare provider about your migraine symptoms including migraine-related nausea and what treatment options might best address your individual symptoms.