Chapters One and Two
• Sacks quotes the symptoms of what a migraine feels like to the sufferer.
• Typical migraine symptoms include headache, nausea, one sided pain, and increased pain with movement.
• Du Bois indicated there are different kinds of migraines.
• Other symptoms are also possible for migraine sufferers.
• Various patient experiences for migraine sufferers are described.
• Migraine equivalents are described as well.
Chapters Three through Five
• Migraine sufferers often have auras prior to their headaches.
• Many visual sensory hallucinations are possible.
• Sacks describes the differences between epilepsy and migraine issues.
• There are several versions of migraines.
• The symptoms of migraine can be called disorders of arousal.
Chapters Six through Nine
• Some people are predisposed to having migraines.
• There is a tendency to romanticize migraine sufferers, according to Sacks.
• Sacks presents a number of different possible triggers for migraine symptoms.
• There seems to be a connection between migraines and...
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