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How do people normally feel after a migraine?

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After the headache ends, you can have a sort of "hangover," where you feel tired or confused. You may hear your doctor call this a postdrome period.

SOURCES:

American Academy of Family Physicians: "Migraines."

American Headache Society: "Migraine Treatments."

Cleveland Clinic: "Cluster Headaches."

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: "Headache: Hope Through Research."

Office on Women's Health: "Migraine Fact Sheet."

The Migraine Trust: "Cluster Headache," "Symptoms and Stages of Migraine."

IHS Classification ICHD-3 Beta.

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on November 12, 2017

SOURCES:

American Academy of Family Physicians: "Migraines."

American Headache Society: "Migraine Treatments."

Cleveland Clinic: "Cluster Headaches."

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: "Headache: Hope Through Research."

Office on Women's Health: "Migraine Fact Sheet."

The Migraine Trust: "Cluster Headache," "Symptoms and Stages of Migraine."

IHS Classification ICHD-3 Beta.

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on November 12, 2017

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