(Last Updated On: 17th January 2017)

Migraine is an extraordinarily prevalent neurological disease, affecting about 3.8 crore men, women and children in the U.S. and 100 crore people worldwide (source: Migraine research Foundation).

Migraine tends to run in generations, and mostly affects people from 25 to 55 years.

It is important to read a fact sheet of migraine, so that you could understand that, it is not just a headache but more than 4 million people experience chronic daily migraine, having 15 migraine days in a month.


  1. It is 3rd most common disease in the world
  2. Approximately 2% of world’s population is affected by chronic migraine
  3. It has predominance in girls after puberty over equal no. of boys
  4. It is 7th most disabling disease worldwide among all the diseases
  5. About 25% of migraine attack sufferers also suffer from visual disturbance called “AURA” (usually lasts less than an hour)

Prevent the number of migraine attacks by knowing properly what exactly happens during a migraine attack and what we can do to limit it.

This video has explained the Migraine headache and have measures for Preventing & limiting migraine attack.

Do let us know your worst experiences in the comment box below, and let others understand the condition.

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