Migraine is the third most common disease in the world
Migraine headaches are often described as pounding, throbbing pain.
They can last from 4 hours to 3 days and usually happen one to four times a month.
1 Billion Worldwide, 39 Million in US, 3rd most common disease in the world
25% US household has someone with migraine
Migraine effects three-times as many women as men
Migraine often starts at puberty and most affects those aged between 35 and 45 years, but it can trouble much younger people including children. Also, migraine tends to run in family.
Headache is a pain in the head or face, and sometimes also includes pain in the upper neck
The pain can range from mild to severe, and they usually occur on both sides of your head.
Some specific areas where headaches can occur include the forehead, temples, and back of the neck.
A headache can last anywhere from 30 minutes to a week.
Pain like a band
squeezing the head
Pain in and
around one eye
Pain one side,
nausea and visual changes
Pain at cheekbones,
and above eyes
Pain at the temples,
in front of ears
Pain at the top
and / or back of the head
Dull constant pain
due to overdose painkiller
Stimulate active Myofascial Trigger Points (MTrPs)
which will decrease referred pains of headaches and migraine by desensitizing or modulating
the release of nociceptive and inflammatory mediators within deep temporal nerves of temporalis.
Migraine is considered vascular headaches, triggered by increased blood flow.
Some suffers have experienced increased efficacy of the therapy
by using PhysioCue Q1 Hypertension Therapy together.