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How long have you been living with migraine?

10+ years
10+ years
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How many migraine days do you experience per month?

15+ days
15+ days

Insight - If you experience less than 4 migraine days, it is likely your migraines could be managed with acute, as opposed to preventative, treatment.4 For more information and support, visit The Migraine Trust website.

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How long (on average) does a migraine take you ‘out of action’ (including the onset, attack itself and recovery)?

A week
A week
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In what medical setting do you discuss your migraine management / are you being treated in?

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What type of treatment are you currently using to manage your migraine?

Insight - Acute treatments treat the symptoms when an attack occurs, preventative treatments (also known as prophylactic medication) are taken to prevent or reduce the frequency of attacks occurring in the first place.

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How many preventative treatments have you tried before?

3+
3+
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How satisfied are you with your current treatment?

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Can you recall how many everyday plans or big occasions you’ve missed out on in the last month due to migraine?

10+
10+
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What sort of activities do you miss out on most due to migraine?

10/ 12

To what extent does migraine affect your ability to work?

Not at all
Huge impact
Not at all
Huge impact
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To what extent does migraine have an impact on your overall quality of life?

Not at all
Huge impact
Not at all
Huge impact
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How in control of your condition do you feel at the moment?

Not at all in control
Very in control
Not at all in control
Very in control

Your results

You’ve told us that you’ve been living with migraine for 5 years and this is how it impacts you:

Time lost

Quality of life

Your results

You’ve told us that you’ve been living with migraine for and this is how it impacts you:

Time lost

1
You lose to migraine per month
Each migraine takes you ‘out of action’ for

Quality of life

You have missed due to migraine
Occasions
10+
Missed
Occasion
1
Missed
You have missed out on the most due to migraine
Migraine yourability to work
Migraine yourquality of life
Your treatment
You’ve used
treatment to manage your migraine
You’ve tried
before
You’re
with your current treatment
You feel
of your condition at the moment
DISCLAIMER: This assessment is intended for adults who are affected by migraine. The information is for educational purposes only. It is not intended for use in the diagnosis of the disease or other conditions, or in the cure, mitigation, treatment or prevention of disease.
If you’ve only got 10 minutes,

try to cover the following three points during your appointment:

  • Any changes in the frequency or severity of your migraines e.g. the effectiveness of your current treatment
  • Review current treatment plan (specifically preventative options, as appropriate)
  • Referral to a specialist, if necessary (if discussing with a GP)
Have you got more than 10 minutes? In addition, try to remember to discuss the following with your doctor:
  • Any new or worsening side effects of current treatment
  • Your attitude towards your migraine
  • Impact of migraine on your personal, social and professional life
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Watch the film

Creeping up slowly, migraine intrudes on family time, spoils plans and can hinder career opportunities, turning up at the worst possible moments.

If this film looks familiar to you, you’re not alone. It might be time to have another conversation with your doctor about preventative treatment options.