Oliver Sacks - Author of the book and described as one of the great clinical writers of the 1900s, this person is a doctor who oversees many patients suffering from one or many symptoms of migraines.
The Typical Migraine Patient - While Sacks says this no one of these, there are some commonalities seen in the typical migraine sufferer.
Du Bois Reymond - This is a German physician who is quoted in the book as having described symptoms of a migraine in his diary in 1860.
Case 20 - This is a woman who, at fifty-three, has a long history of migraines.
Case 63 - This is a man who is middle-aged and who is described as being completely austere, but who experiences a sense of excitement and happiness prior to the onset of other symptoms.
Case 76 - This is a nun who is described in Chapter 9. She is a...
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