Science of Migraine

What is the impact of migraine beyond the headache?

Migraine is more than just a headache. It is a neurologic disorder characterized by moderate to severe head pain that can be exacerbated by movement and frequently accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and disruption of daily activities.1,2

Explore this website to understand the current findings on the pathophysiology underlying this disease and how it may impact the clinical management of patients with migraine.3

Watch this brief video highlighting migraine-associated patient burden
and new insights into migraine pathophysiology

Overview of Migraine Impact and Pathophysiology
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Migraine Burden of Disease

Find data and expert insights illustrating the burden that patients with migraine can experience over time. Check out the Interactive Migraine Disability Calculator

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Diagnosis and Management

Find migraine diagnosis criteria, management options, and preventive treatment information in accordance with AHS and IHS guidelines

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CGRP and Migraine Pathophysiology

See the clinical evidence that demonstrates the role that CGRP signaling may play in the pathophysiology of migraine

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Resource Library

Read, download, watch, and interact with a library of resources covering the burden of migraine, diagnosis guidelines, and more

AHS, American Headache Society; CGRP, calcitonin gene-related peptide; IHS, International Headache Society.

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