ID Migraine Screener

Three question test diagnoses migraines

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    Approximately 12% of the population are believed to experience migraines. Most are not diagnosed

    A simple self-administered test devised by neurologist, Dr. Richard Lipton, MD and a team of researchers at Albert Einstein University has been shown to be a very effective screening tool. It's used by physicians and dentists around the world as a tool to diagnose migraines. The three question ID Migraine screener can be taken at home but your results should be shared with a health care professional.

    1. Has Headache limited your activities for a day or more in the last three months?
      YES / NO
    2. Are you nauseated or sick to your stomach when you have a headache?
      YES / NO
    3. Does light bother you when you have a headache?
      YES / NO

    An answer of "YES" to any 2 of the questions above suggests that your headache is a migraine.