Impact of the COVID-19 lockdown on people with migraine in India

Takeaway

  • The COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown resulted in increased headache severity and frequency, reduced access to healthcare and medication, and decreased quality of life.

Why this matters

  • Healthcare systems worldwide have been significantly impacted by the burden of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • This study highlights the broad, debilitating impact of lockdown on people with migraine, and shows a need for improving access to healthcare services, potentially via remote consultation.