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What are the signs of a prodrome or an imminent migraine?

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Some people get a clue (called a prodrome) that a migraine is imminent. Signs include:

  • Mood changes, excitability, irritability
  • Depression
  • Fatigue and yawning
  • Muscle tension Signs may occur as early as one or two days before the headache. Practice recognizing early signs. Your efforts may help you avoid a headache.

From: What Kind of Migraine Is It? WebMD Medical Reference

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American Headache Society.

American Migraine Foundation.

National Headache Foundation.

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on April 28, 2018

SOURCES:

American Headache Society.

American Migraine Foundation.

National Headache Foundation.

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on April 28, 2018

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