Posted by: seattledizzygroup | June 30, 2016

Migraine and Headache Awareness Month

Migraine Awareness Month June

Together we can help raise awareness & work to decrease the stigma associated with migraine & headache!

Over 37 million Americans experience migraines (about 13 percent of U.S. adults) of which about 2-3 million suffer chronic migraines which may cause moderate to severe disability.

(Information from: https://migraine.com/migraine-statistics)

Unfortunately, since migraine is often incorrectly perceived as “just a headache,” sufferers face the burden of stigma.

An estimated 1 in 3 people with migraines have a vestibular component which causes dizziness, and as many as 50% of people with vestibular migraines (or MAV) are undiagnosed or untreated.

(Information from: http://www.mymigrainebrain.com/my-migraine-blog/migraine-awareness-month-challenge)

In 2016, the National Headache Foundation is encouraging headache sufferers to be engaged in the management of their headaches and “Rule Your Headache.”  Find out more: http://www.headaches.org.

Migraine Awareness

More Information:

Important Facts about Migraine

Migraine Statistics

8 Things Everyone Needs to Know about Migraine

9 Things People with Chronic Migraine Want You to Know

10 Ways Migraine is Not “Just a Headache”

Share-worthy Articles to Help Educate Others about Migraine

Take the (Vestibular) Migraine Awareness Month Challenge

 

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