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What’s Your Secret: First Sign a Migraine Attack is Coming?

Last updated: June 2022

Every migraineur has a different first sign or signal that lets them know an attack is unfolding. From neck pain to hunger pangs, emotional swings to brain fog, there are countless symptoms that kick off migraine attacks for each of us. And a migraine attack is like a runaway train – the more momentum it gains without intervention, the harder it is to stop. Similarly, the quicker we respond, the more likely we are to stop it in its tracks. But, in order to stop an attack, we have to be knowledgeable about our first signals and signs. In this video, Holly shares some of her first signs and signals and then invites you to join in and share yours in the comment section below.

What are the first signs and signals that tell you a migraine is coming? How long did it take you to figure this out? Do your attacks stop in their tracks when you treat them early?

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