Migraine attacks can be debilitating, making it difficult just to get through the day. But the right technology can offer insights into things like triggers and patterns that may even help reduce migraine. This year, we chose the best migraine apps for their excellent quality, high user ratings, and reliability.

best migraine apps

iPhone rating: 4.8 stars

Android rating: 4.7 stars

Price: Free

This advanced migraine diary and tracking app was designed with the help of neurologists and data scientists to help you quickly record and identify all aspects of a migraine attack. Learn about triggers, symptoms, frequency, duration, pain intensity, location, and lifestyle factors specific to your attacks so you can improve your condition.

best migraine apps

Android rating: 4.4 stars

iPhone rating: 4.7 stars

Price: $3.99 with in-app purchases

This app helps you track symptoms of your migraine attacks to gather information and evidence of your pain for your doctor or insurance company. It also offers insights through personal statistics, charts, graphs, and calendar views for a comprehensive snapshot of your migraine patterns.

iPhone rating: 4.5 stars

Price: Free with in-app purchases

N1-Headache is an analytical tool designed to help you track migraine and daily factors to identify patterns and triggers. The app’s self-management tools offer customized feedback to help you manage attacks and begin pinpointing the way your lifestyle and medications impact migraine.

Android rating: 4.1 stars

Price: Free with in-app purchases

This hypnosis app is designed to help you find relief from migraine attacks when they strike. A single daily session of 30 minutes features peaceful music and nature sounds with a hypnotic booster intended to induce brainwave frequency into an optimal state for receiving hypnotic suggestions.

Android rating: 4.3 stars

Price: Free with in-app purchases

The Headache Log offers a fast, simple, straightforward way to track migraine attacks so you can home in on triggers, develop a better understanding of your condition, and identify the most effective treatments.

Android rating: 4.8 stars

Price: Free with in-app purchases

This night filter is designed to minimize exposure to blue light, which may be a migraine trigger for some people. The app also helps relieve eye strain if you enjoy reading at night.

iPhone rating: 4.5 stars

Android rating: 3.8 stars

Price: Free

Created by pain patients for pain patients, Ouchie is designed to help people manage chronic pain, including migraine. Use the app to track your pain and reach a supportive community of people who understand exactly what you’re dealing with. Ouchie also includes comprehensive educational resources to help you find treatment options, support groups, research, and more.

iPhone rating: 4.8 stars

Android rating: 4.3 stars

Price: Free

Plug in information about your migraine attacks and the advanced intelligence analysis in Migraine Insight will help you identify triggers, combination triggers, or patterns that are correlating with your attacks. Clear, easy reports help you and your doctor work together to reduce or even eliminate your migraine.

iPhone rating: 4.8 stars

Android rating: 4.3 stars

Price: Free

This intuitive attack monitoring app has a clean interface and enhanced reporting that lets you track all aspects of your migraine. Access support from both your doctor and from the anonymous community of fellow users who also live with the chronic condition. Daily tips and insights also help you get your migraine under control.

iPhone rating: 4.8 stars

Android rating: 4.6 stars

Price: Free with in-app purchases

While not designed specifically as a migraine app, Relax Melodies offers guided exercises and meditations to help you relax. Use the app to reduce stress and anxiety, improve the quality of your sleep, and make it easier to move into deep sleep.

Android rating: 4.3 stars

Price: $1.99

If stress and anxiety trigger your migraine, Acupressure can guide you in self-massage to stimulate the body’s natural self-curative abilities. Learn how to use your fingers to press key points on the skin’s surface to release nerve endings and ease tension.

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Jessica Timmons has been a freelance writer since 2007. She writes, edits, and consults for a great group of steady accounts and the occasional one-off project, all while juggling the busy lives of her four kids with her ever-accommodating husband. She loves weight lifting, really great lattes, and family time.