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Prevalence Statistics for Types of Headache and migraine conditions

Prevalence Statistics for Types of Headache and migraine conditions

The information below shows a list of types of Headache and migraine conditions, with information as to the prevalence of each of these types. Estimates of the people affected are calculated based on the available statistic.

Disease Prevalence Estimate US people estimate Statistic Used for Calculation
Acute headache N/A N/A No information
Psychogenic headache N/A N/A No information
Complicated migraine N/A N/A No information
Retinal migraine N/A N/A No information
Migrainous stupor migraine N/A N/A No information
Chronic paroxysmal hemicrania N/A N/A No information
Lower half headache N/A N/A No information
Benign exertional-sex headache N/A N/A No information
Exertional headache N/A N/A No information
Drug rebound headache N/A N/A No information
Gravitational headache N/A N/A No information
Icepick headache N/A N/A No information
Hypertension headache N/A N/A No information
Cough headache N/A N/A No information
Ice-cream headache N/A N/A No information
Facioplegic migraine N/A N/A No information
Headache approx 1 in 6 or 16.54% or 45 million people in USA 44,999,998 45 million Americans get chronic headaches. 20 million American women (NWHIC).
Common Headache N/A N/A No information
Migraine approx 1 in 9 or 10.29% or 28 million people in USA 28,000,000 28 million Americans (NINDS)
Sexual headache N/A N/A No information
Cluster headache N/A N/A No information
Tension headache N/A N/A No information
Chronic headache approx 1 in 6 or 16.54% or 45 million people in USA 44,999,998 estimated 45 million Americans (NINDS)
Vascular headaches N/A N/A No information
Exertional headaches N/A N/A No information
Post-traumatic headache N/A N/A No information
Classic migraine N/A N/A No information
Common migraine N/A N/A No information
Basilar artery migraine N/A N/A No information
Muscle contraction headache N/A N/A No information
Chronic tension headache N/A N/A No information
Temporal arteritis approx 1 in 500 or 0.20% or 544,000 people in USA 544,000 200 per 100,000 people over 50.
Migraine with or without aura, susceptibility to, 10 N/A N/A No information
Migraine with or without aura, susceptibility to, 11 N/A N/A No information
Migraine with aura, susceptibility to, 9 N/A N/A No information
Neurological chronic fatigue syndrome N/A N/A No information
Post-ADD chronic fatigue syndrome N/A N/A No information
Post-viral CFS N/A N/A No information
Infectious CFS N/A N/A No information
Musculoskeletal chronic fatigue syndrome N/A N/A No information
CFS subtype 7 (pain, infectious, musculoskeletal, sleep, neurological, gastrointestinal, neurocognitive, anxiety/depression) N/A N/A No information
CFS subtype 6 (postexertional) N/A N/A No information
CFS subtype 5 (musculoskeletal, gastrointestinal) N/A N/A No information
CFS subtype 4 (cognitive, musculoskeletal, sleep, anxiety/depression) N/A N/A No information
CFS subtype 3 (mild) N/A N/A No information
CFS subtype 2 ( musculoskeletal, pain, anxiety/depression) N/A N/A No information
CFS subtype 1 (cognitive, musculoskeletal, sleep, anxiety/depression) N/A N/A No information
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome approx 1 in 544 or 0.18% or 500,000 people in USA 499,999 500,000 Americans (CDC/NIAID)
Oculomotor Migraine N/A N/A No information
Basilar Migraine N/A N/A No information
Headache-free migraine N/A N/A No information
Recurring headache N/A N/A No information
Recurrent headache N/A N/A No information
Mild headache N/A N/A No information
Severe headache N/A N/A No information
SUNCT headache N/A N/A No information
Migraine with or without aura, susceptibility to, 4 N/A N/A No information
Migraine with or without aura, susceptibility to, 5 N/A N/A No information
Hemiplegic migraine, familial type 1 N/A N/A No information
Hemiplegic migraine, familial type 2 N/A N/A No information
Hemiplegic migraine, familial type 3 N/A N/A No information
Hemiplegic migraine, familial type 4 N/A N/A No information
Migraine with or without aura, susceptibility to, 1 N/A N/A No information
Migraine with or without aura, susceptibility to, 2 N/A N/A No information
Migraine with or without aura, susceptibility to, 3 N/A N/A No information
Migraine with or without aura, susceptibility to, 6 N/A N/A No information
Migraine with or without aura, susceptibility to, 7 N/A N/A No information
Migraine with or without aura, susceptibility to, 8 N/A N/A No information
Hemiplegic migraine, familial N/A N/A No information
Tolosa-Hunt Syndrome N/A N/A No information
Hereditary vascular retinopathie -- Raynaud phenomenon -- migraine N/A N/A No information
Hilger syndrome N/A N/A No information
Chavany-Brunhes syndrome N/A N/A No information

Types of Headache and migraine conditions

For more information about types of Headache and migraine conditions, refer to our section on types of Headache and migraine conditions.

About prevalence:

The medical term 'prevalence' of Headache and migraine conditions usually refers to the estimated population of people who are managing Headache and migraine conditions at any given time, whereas the annual diagnosis rate of new cases of Headache and migraine conditions is called the 'incidence'. For more information on prevalence and incidence statistics, see about prevalence and incidence statistics.

 

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