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About Migraine

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Migraine disease is a disabling, neurological condition

Migraine is estimated to affect 1 in 7 people globally, is one of the leading causes of disability in the world and affects three times as many women as men.

Migraine is more than just a headache. It is a whole-body disease that can cause nausea and vomiting, fatigue, dizziness, speech difficulties, visual disturbances, neck and shoulder pain, numbness and tingling of your face or limbs, skin sensitivity, sensitivity to light and sound, brain fog and so much more.

Episodic migraine is classified as having headache and migraine symptoms on less than 15 days each month; chronic migraine is classified as headache on 15 days or more every month.

There are many different types of migraine, and people can be diagnosed with more than one migraine type.

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