Migraine Symptoms

Warning Signs of an Impending Migraine

Apr 7th, 2010 | By Beth
Warning Signs of an Impending Migraine

Some of the symptoms of a migraine can occur before the headache starts, giving the sufferer a window of time in which to potentially treat the migraine and minimize some of the symptoms. Some sufferers have reported auras, which are defined as visual disturbances such as sparkling or flashing light, lines in their visual field,
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Migraine Symptoms; Results of Migraines

Jun 10th, 2009 | By Beth

The syndrome of migraines can cause a wide range of effects on the human sufferer. First, it’s important to understand that a migraine headache causes the sympathetic nervous system to respond. The sympathetic nervous system is the sympathetic part of the autonomic division of the nervous system – it is, in short, a sympathetic reaction
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Migraine Warning Signs & Symptoms

Mar 14th, 2009 | By Beth

Only about 15% of migraine sufferers report noticing warning signs that a migraine is about to strike. Many doctors think that percentage would be much higher if migraine sufferers increased their awareness and recorded their day-to-day experiences and feelings.
Some sufferers report seeing an aura before their headaches begin. An aura is a visual disturbance which
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Phases/Stages of a Migraine Attack

Feb 22nd, 2009 | By Beth

According to Wikipedia, migraine attacks occur in phases or stages in some patients. We’ll describe the phases in a minute, but not all migraine sufferers experience these phases and the symptoms experienced at each phase can vary from person to person, from attack to attack.

The prodome phase, which in medical terms is the early onset
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