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How many types of migraine are there?

The key differentiator is that Common Migraine lacks the warning phases (prodrome and aura) that other types of migraine have.4

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Migraine head pain can be severe, but there can be nausea, difficulty speaking, numbness, tingling and sensitivity to light and sound.2

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Those affected by migraines may be more likely to be associated with mood disorders and anxiety according to a Singapore mental health study published in 2019.3


Migraine takes away family time

Reduced participation in family activities due to migraine was reported 1 or more times a month in approximately 1 in 2 migraineurs, depending on headache frequency (days/month).

1. Buse DC, Scher AI, Dodick DW, et al. Impact of migraine on the family: perspectives of people with migraine and their spouse/domestic partner in the CaMEO study. Mayo Clin Proc. 2016;91(5):596-611
2. Symptoms and stages. The Migraine Trust. [Last accessed: June 2020]
3. Jeyagurunathan, A. et al. Prevalence and comorbidity of migraine headache: results from the Singapore Mental Health Study 2016. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology. 2019, 55(1), 33–43
4. Understanding the Different Types of Migraines and Headaches. American Migraine Foundation. [Last accessed: June 2020]