Epidemiology of migraine

Sandra W. Hamelsky, Walter F. Stewart, Richard B. Lipton

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Migraine is a highly prevalent headache disorder that has a substantial impact on the individual and society. Over the past decade, substantial advances in research have increased understanding of the pathophysiology, diagnosis, epidemiology, and treatment of the disorder. This article reviews data on the epidemiology and impact of migraine. It also highlights the increased awareness of migraine, citing examples from the popular media and the Internet.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)189-194
Number of pages6
JournalCurrent pain and headache reports
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 2001

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine


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