Migraine Disease and Co-morbiDity

Additional Information

Nearly 88% of people with chronic migraine have at least 1 co-morbid condition.


Total costs healthcare costs associated with migraine and comorbid conditions exceeds $40 billion dollars..


It is recommended all treatment providers screen for comorbid conditions in patients with chronic migraine. Comorbidities are more common in chronic migraine. They make treatment more complicated and are associated with worse outcomes.



References: 

Thorpe KE; The Headache and Migraine Policy Forum. Prevalence, health care spending and comorbidities associated with chronic migraine patients.






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National Migraine and Headache Awareness Month

Chronic Migraine Awareness Day (June 29)

Migraine Solidarity Day (June 21)

Intrcranial Hypotension Day- (June 27)

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World Suicide Prevention Day (June 10)

Labor Day (Sept. 2) - Focus on Migraine and Work

National Wellness Week

Back To School -Children and Migraine


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World Mental Day (Oct. 10)

National Depression Screening Day (Oct. 11)

Trigeminal Neuralgia Awareness Day (Oct.7)

Invisible Disabilities Week (Oct. 13-19)

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Veterans Day - Veterans and Migraine (Nov. 11th)

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