FACTS AND FIGURES ABOUT MIGRAINE HEADACHES

85% of migraine sufferers know their specific triggers.

A migraine headache can last up to 72 hours if not treated.

An estimated 70% of those with migraines have not been diagnosed and do not seek treatment.

Migraine headaches are experienced by 36 million Americans per year.

Those who suffer migraines report an average of 35 migraines a year.

According to the American Medical Association, 18 % of the women in the US experience migraine headaches.

Migraine headaches cost $13 billion annually in lost productivity and absenteeism.

Only 6% of the American male population experience migraine headaches.

Migraine headaches afflict 5 % of the children and the adolescents in the United States under the age of 15.

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