The Phases of Migraine
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It is important to start documenting your nervous system on a daily basis. This will enable to to start being mindful of triggers, protective factors, and your phases of your migraine. When you are aware that a migraine is in your near future, you can be prepared to treat and use relaxation techniques to prevent severe headache pain. As a person with migraine, you are always Vulnerable. This is the first phase of a migraine attack. The second phase is prodrome. This means you may feel tired, you may start yawning, or feel more sensitive to light and sound. Some people with migraine may experience a disruption in vision, called an aura. The next phase is the head pain. It is important that you have the tools to treat before the pain becomes severe. When you learn the previous warning signs you will be prepared! The last phase is called postdrome. This is your nervous system recovery time, and it is important to take time to relax and rest so you experience a full recovery. (15)