1 out of 7 people in Turkey suffer from migraine!

Factors such as stress, malnutrition, lack of sleep and working at an intense pace, which are among the important problems of today, are among the important factors that trigger migraine. When hot weather and humidity are added to these, migraine attacks become inevitable in the summer months. Many studies show that when compared to other seasons, migraine attacks increase in summer.

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According to the Headache and Migraine Epidemiology Study data; The frequency of migraine pain in people between the ages of 18-65 in Turkey is 16.4%. This means that, on average, 1 out of every 7 people has migraine and there are about 12 million migraine sufferers.

Migraine, which is a severe and throbbing type of headache that usually occurs in attacks, develops in one half of the head, is often accompanied by complaints such as nausea-vomiting, sensitivity to light-sound-smell and pain with exertion. Pain attacks can last for hours or days. In some patients with migraine, visual problems such as aura, zig-zag, flashes of light such as flashes, half vision, blind spots, and circular narrowing in the visual field may develop before the pain.

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