Migraine in Primary Care: Which Patients are at Risk?

Veronica Hackethal, MD

Results from a recent analysis of trends in US migraine prevalence show disease burden higher in populations that may be neglected. Are any of your patients at risk? 

Migraines are widespread in the US and also concentrated in defined populations. Results of a recent analysis of trends in disease burden and distribution were published in the most recent edition of the journal Headache.Are any of your patients in a population disproportionately affected by migraine? Scan through the short slide show above for information that could help improve primary intervention.For more information: Burch R, Rizzoli P, Loder E, et al. The Prevalence and impact of migraine and severe headache in the United States: Figures and trends from government health studies. Headache. 2018; 58:496-505.