Who Is Migraine Hurting? Veterans’ Edition
The Headache and Migraine Policy Forum compiled this infographic on the effect of migraine and headache disorders on veterans.
Who is Migraine Hurting?
36% of service-members deployed to Iraq for a year or more experience migraine.
Veterans with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) are more likely to experience migraine.
27% increase in migraine diagnoses occurred across the Armed Forces from 2001 to 2007.
Migraine may be accompanied by depression or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Migraine is hurting veterans, families, communities, and the nation.