In a study of outpatients presenting to the clinic with headache, up to 94% had migraine1*

* Combines IHS-defined migraine (76%) and probable migraine (18%).1

When a patient presents with headache, you should:

Many people with migraine are underdiagnosed and undertreated for various reasons. It is our goal to increase the awareness, understanding, and overall treatment of this impactful disease.2,3

IHS=International Headache Society.

References:

  1. Tepper SJ, Dahlöf C, Dowson A, et al. Prevalence and diagnosis of migraine in patients consulting their physician with a complaint of headache: data from the landmark study. Headache. 2004;44:856-864.
  2. Lipton RB, Bigal ME, Diamond M, et al; for the AMPP Advisory Group. Migraine prevalence, disease burden, and the need for preventive therapy. Neurology. 2007;68:343-349.
  3. Diamond S, Bigal ME, Silberstein S, et al. Patterns of diagnosis and acute and preventive treatment for migraine in the United States: results from the American Migraine Prevalence and Prevention study. Headache. 2007;47:355-363.