About 38 Million people, in the U.S. alone, suffer from migraines; That is nearly one in ten Americans! Whether you, or someone you know, is a migraine sufferer it is crucial to notice the warning signs, as early as possible, of the onset of a migraine. Migraines can be debilitating and can cause work and life disruptions. Know the warning signs, take precautionary measures, and prevent a migraine before it even starts!
STAGE 1: The Prodrome
Starting one or two days before the migraine and lasting until the migraine starts, you may feel some, or all, of these symptoms.
Most common Prodrome symptoms
- Light Sensitivity
- Sound Sensitivity
- Feeling of Depression or Anxiety
STAGE 2: The Aura
Typically noticed prior to the onset of the Migraine Attack, Auras can include: flashes of light, blurriness, distorted shapes, blind spots, fireworks or sparks, colors, zig zag lines, or a moving target - lines or circles.
- Auras do not happen to all that experience migraines.
- Auras are not always accompanied with pain.
- Auras may be the first noticeable symptoms that a Migraine Attack is on its way.
A great visual representation of the Migraine Aura:
STAGE 3: The Migraine Attack
Lasting 72 hours, or more, the symptoms during a Migraine Attack can include (not limited to): Pain (usually located on one side of your head), sensitivity to light, sensitivity to sounds, sensitivity to smells, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, excess urination, blurred vision, numbness, and slowed comprehension.
STAGE 4: The Postdrome
After the Migraine Attack, you may feel: drained, fatigued, “brain fog”, and even memory loss.
Migraine Relief and Prevention
It is critical to notice the symptoms of a Migraine as soon as possible. A regiment of the Health by Principle Electrolyte and Magnesium supplements may be beneficial in preventing and relieving the symptoms associated with a migraine.
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