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    Postdromal Phase: After It Stops

    Following the most severe phase of the migraine, you may not feel well for up to a day. Symptoms of this post-migraine phase include:

    • Extreme tiredness
    • Sluggishness
    • Confusion
    • Head pain that flares up when you lean over, move quickly, or get a rush of blood to the head

    Your migraines may change over time, including how often they happen and how severe they are. Attacks may not always include all of these stages. Also, you may eventually get the migraine aura without having a headache.

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    Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on April 28, 2016
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