Migraine Setting & Symbolism

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Aura

The sensory symptoms which precede a migraine similar to that which precedes an epileptic attack.

Nausea

Arguably the most common symptom of a migraine other than the headache pain.

Lethargy

An extreme tiredness and lack of interest that some patients say accompany their migraines.

Red Migraine

The term used to describe the situation in which a patient's face turns red, either solid or mottled, in connection with a migraine.

White Migraine

The term used to describe the situation in which a patient's face turns white in connection with a migraine.

Premenstrual Migraines

The tendency to have migraines in connection with the menstrual cycle.

Hallucinations

Visions of shapes, lights or other figures that do not actually exist other than in the vision field of the sufferer.

Epilepsy

A disease that some physicians and researchers say may be related to migraines.

Circumstantial Migraine

A migraine that has its basis...

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