Understanding the Prodrome Stage of Migraine!

By HealthSignz | Published: October 17th, 2017

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Understand the first stage of migraine, which is nothing but a warning sign of an upcoming migraine

Migraine generally begins in childhood, adolescence, or early adulthood. The exact cause is unknown, However, hormonal changes, stress, foods, medications, environmental factors, etc., have been attributed as causes of migraine. Migraine begins with the prodrome stage, one or two days before the actual head pain commences, and following are the signs and symptoms that are generally experienced:

  • Constipation
  • Neck stiffness
  • Increased thirst, urination, and yawning
  • Mood changes
  • Food cravings

To conclude, migraines are often considered as a common headache and hence ignored. However, if you notice the abovementioned signs and symptoms, immediately consult your healthcare provider for correct diagnosis and treatment plan. Additionally, if you have been diagnosed, understand what is triggering the migraine, follow a consistent schedule, and follow a healthy lifestyle by incorporating physical activity and a healthy diet plan.

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