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What are the symptoms of a migraine without aura?

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Most people feel migraine pain in the front of the head, on one or both sides of the temples. It may throb or be steady. The headache may last from four to 72 hours. You might also have any of these other symptoms:

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Yawning
  • Irritability
  • Low blood pressure
  • Feeling "hyper"
  • Sensitivity to light, sounds, or motion
  • Dark circles under your eyes

From: Migraine Headaches Without Aura WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: eMedicine.com: "Headache, Migraine." International Headache Society: "International Classification of Headache Disorders, edition 2." eMedicineHealth.com: "Alternative and Complementary Approaches to Migraines and Headaches." eMedicine.com: "Migraine Headache: Pediatric Perspective." News release, FDA.




Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on May 28, 2018

SOURCES: eMedicine.com: "Headache, Migraine." International Headache Society: "International Classification of Headache Disorders, edition 2." eMedicineHealth.com: "Alternative and Complementary Approaches to Migraines and Headaches." eMedicine.com: "Migraine Headache: Pediatric Perspective." News release, FDA.




Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on May 28, 2018

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