The Four Phases of Migraine

Living with migraine can be much like being on a roller coaster ride--lots of ups and downs. We present a spoof on the four phases of migraine and the emotions that can accompany the experience. The Four Phases of Migraine

Actually, the four phases of migraine include prodrome, aura, headache, and postdrome. Each phase includes a variety of symptoms and it is different from person to person and attack to attack. You needn't get every phase of an attack to be experiencing a migraine. For example, some people just get aura, others only experience the headache phase. The phases can last hours to days, with some patients always in some state of a migraine attack.

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