Migraine is a common, debilitating brain disorder characterized by recurrent headache pain, often accompanied by other comorbidities.
The headache is accompanied by associated symptoms such as nausea, sensitivity to light, sound, or head movement.
Prodome Phase. Is a period where a migraineur experiences vague vegetative or affective symptoms as much as 24 hours prior to the onset of a migraine attack.
The aura phase consists of focal neurological symptoms and is present only in a subset of patients with migraine. Symptoms may include visual, sensory, or language disturbance as well as symptoms localizing to the brainstem.
Without treatment, the headache may persist for up to 72 hours before ending in a resolution phase often characterized by deep sleep.