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Duncan C, Watson D. Diagnosis and management of migraine in primary care. Practitioner May 2018;262(1815):23-26

Diagnosis and management of migraine in primary care

22 May 2018Registered users

Migraine is common, with a global prevalence of 14.7% and a lifetime prevalence in the UK of 20-25%. A UK study found that there were 4.44 consultations for headache per 100 registered patients aged ≥ 15 years per annum. The Landmark study, from 15 countries, reported that 94% of patients attending a GP with episodic disabling headache had migraine.

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