According to the World Health Organization, migraine is the third most prevalent medical illness in the world.

Facts About Migraine, Cluster Headache, and Other Headache Disorders

Migraine is as common as it is disabling. However, because of stigma and a lack of resources, many people living with this neurological disease may never seek or receive treatment


Migraine is the 3rd most common disease in the world


Migraine affects 1 in 7 people globally

up to 148 million icon

148 million people in the world are estimated to suffer from chronic migraine

Less than 5% icon

Fewer than 5% of those with chronic migraine have been seen by a health care provider

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There is no cure for migraine. But there are ways to manage symptoms

For more than 90 percent icon

For 90% of those affected, migraine interferes with education, career and social activities


Migraine affects 3x as many women as men


Migraine impacts 1 in 10 children


Migraine is the 2nd leading cause of all global disability


Migraine affects over 30% of women over a lifetime

05-2nd most prevalent neurological disorder

2nd most prevalent neurological disorder

06- 958.8 million patients

958.8 million patients worldwide

07-less 50 percent patients undiagnosed

More than 50% of patients go undiagnosed

08-less 50 percent patients consult physicians

Fewer than 50% of patients consult a physician

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