Research & statistics

Migraine research & Statistics

 

UK STATS:

UK STATS

"190,000 migraine attacks every day in the UK".

"6 Million UK sufferers"

Ref Migraine NICE - National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence 

It is estimated that there are 190,000 migraine attacks experienced every day in England and 6 million people suffer from migraine in the UK. Prevalence has been reported to be 5–25% in women and 2–10% in men.

 https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ta260/documents/migraine-chronic-botulinum-toxin-type-a-final-scope2

 

WORLD STATS:

World Stats

Migraine is the third most common disease in the world (behind dental caries and tension-type headache) with an estimated global prevalence of 14.7% (that’s around 1 in 7 people).1

Ref The migraine trust. 4th Floor, Mitre House, 44-46 Fleet Street, London, EC4Y 1BN

IMPACT:

Migraine is ranked globally as the seventh most disabling disease among all diseases (responsible for 2.9% of all years of life lost to disability/YLDs) and the leading cause of disability among all neurological disorders.1

https://www.migrainetrust.org/about-migraine/migraine-what-is-it/facts-figures/

 

OUR STATS:

Our Stats

Three months after the piercing we emailed 500 people of which 296 replied. These are the staggering results direct from the survey page. 

 https://www.surveymonkey.com/results/SM-BYY8MFT97/