What you need to know
A migraine is more than just a headache. It is a neurologic disorder characterized by moderate to severe head pain that can be exacerbated by movement and frequently accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and disruption of daily activities.
A single migraine attack can exert its burden on patients for days before, during, and after they experience the headache
A migraine is a neurological disease associated with underlying brain pathology.
A migraine attack spans multiple phases, with changes in brain connectivity and function seen in all phases of a migraine attack
Long-term neurological sequelae may develop, particularly with increased disease duration and headache day frequency.