Doctor Discussion Guide

Speaking of migraine...

Here’s an easy way to document your migraine. Healthcare providers often care about these 4 things: Total # of Migraine Attacks/Episodes, Migraine-Affected Days, Your Migraine Medications, Your Migraine Life, not just how painful the attacks are. Fill this out before your next appointment for an even better conversation.


Total # of Attacks/Episodes (average)

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Total # of Migraine-Affected Days

Migraine attack or migraine episode is the second phase of migraine. During this phase, you may experience a number of symptoms, including sudden onset of one-sided head pain.

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With these 4 answers, your healthcare provider can calculate your number of Migraine-Affected Days in a typical month. Try this tool to calculate Migraine-Affected Days yourself:

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Your Migraine Medication

Think about the medication you take at the onset of migraine symptoms. They may include over-the-counter medications, ergotamines, triptans, and opioids.

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Your Migraine Life

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Your Migraine Spoken

Now, you can have a more productive conversation with your healthcare provider. It’s time.

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This guide is educational only and is not intended to diagnose health problems or provide medical advice or medical care. Please talk to your healthcare provider if you have questions about your medical care or treatment.

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