Neurology Slides


Migraine Facts:-

Migraine is one of the common causes of recurrent headaches
According to IHS, migraine constitutes 16% of primary headaches
Migraine afflicts 10-20% of the general population
More than 2/3 of migraine sufferers either have never consulted a doctor or have stopped doing so
Migraine is underdiagnosed and undertreated
Migraine greatly affects quality of life. The WHO ranks migraine among the world’s most disabling medical illnesses
Burden Of Migraine
World - 15-20% of women and 10-15% of men suffer from migraine
In India, 15-20% of people suffer from migraine
Adults – Female: Male ratio is 2 : 1
In childhood migraine, boys and girls are affected equally until puberty, when the predominance shifts to girls.