Migraine is a disorder of episodic headaches, with or without associated symptoms (aura)
About 12 to 15% of the population will be affected by this disorder at least once in their lifetime. It is one of the most common diagnoses amongst people with headaches.
Few facts about Migraine:
- This disorder is genetic, i.e. it runs in your family. Patients with migraine have at least one other family member with similar symptoms
- The bad news is that this disorder is not curable since it is your genetic tendency. However, the good news is that it is treatable!
- Simple lifestyle modifications and basic medication can make your life comfortable
- This is not a life-threatening disease. It does not worsen with age or culminate into some other dangerous disorder