In the knowledge phase, you will gain confidence in interpreting your patient’s symptoms and identify possible triggers that can ultimately lead to a more accurate diagnosis.

Understand how the underlying pathophysiology of migraine is informing therapeutic developments.

Watch this animated video illustrating the pathophysiology of migraine

Further learning

PRO tool: Measuring the burden of headache worldwide

The HALT indices and HURT questionnaire (hover for more information) are products of the Global Campaign against Headache led by Lifting The Burden in official relations with the World Health Organization.

Headache-Attributed Lost Time (HALT) indices are a measure of burden for headache management in primary care.


Headache Under-Response to Treatment (HURT) index is a diagnostic diary, and an outcome measure specifically to guide follow-up in primary care.

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