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Do you ever feel like you can't describe how your feeling after a migraine?

So I've had migraines for a few years now and with each one I feel slightly off for days or weeks after, and fear that they're having a long term effect. I have medications to try to help but whenever I've had one I don't feel the same after but can't find the words to describe what I'm feeling, does this happen to anyone else?

  1. Greetings - so glad you are with us and this is a great question. What you may be describing here is something called a postdrome - this is the period that happens after the active migraine attack but it can continue to hold active migraines symptoms during it: It also sounds like you may be experiencing something called Aphasia- this is a condition that many of us experience along with migraine- and refers to the struggle to find words. This condition often goes hand and hand with brain fog. Here's a resource that may help you understand these challenges to see if you relate: Let us know once you have a chance to review these resources if this sounds familiar. You are definitely not alone in what you describe. Migraine is not just a headache- it is a complex neurological condition that affects us on many fronts. The worry about whether or not it is impacting you in the long term is probably less likely than what I've described above but if this is a concern for you, or if you are noticing new or worsening symptoms, it's definitely worth discussing with your doctor. We are glad you are with us- and we are here for you. Warmly- Holly team.

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