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Migraine Headache Facts

General Migraine Facts The word migraine comes from the Greek “hemicrania” and means “half-headed”, because of the stabbing or pulsating pain that is frequently experienced on one side of the head. Migraines date as far back as 4,000 years ago and are even referred to in biblical texts. Migraine is the most common neurological condition in the developed world: it is more prevalent than asthma, epilepsy and diabetes combined. The World Health Organization lists migraines 19th among the world’s most...
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