Migraine Warning Signs

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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With or without warning?
Migraines can start without warning and their unpredictable nature can disrupt daily life. However, there are various symptoms of migraine attacks and by understanding these you can manage your migraine more effectively. Having a headache is not normally the first sign of a migraine attack; some migraineurs start to feel “strange” a day or so before the attack begins. These strange feelings, known as the prodrome, are the first signs of the attack and can include:

 Cravings for certain
foods, often sweet
Tiredness
Excitability Yawning
Hyperactivity A change of Mood


These sorts of feelings may only be apparent after an attack. Friends or relatives may be more aware of these changes in your behaviour than you are at the time.

 
 
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  Created: May 2013
  Next Review: March 2014
 
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