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.

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