Migraine prodrome is the first stage of a migraine. Migraine prodrome phase of a migraine which occurs anywhere from a few hours to few days before the actual attack of a Migraine. Migraine prodrome is usually considered as a warning sign for migraine sufferers which alerts them of a migraine attack. Around 30% of people experience the migraine prodrome phase in all over the world.
The symptoms of Migraine Prodrome are:-
Sensitivity to light sounds
Problems in concentrating
Fatigue and muscle stiffness
Difficulty in sleeping
If a patient notices Prodrome a migraine, they may be able to take measures that abort the attack before it goes further with you. Unfortunately, many choose to take a wait-and-see approach of prodrome, however, as prodrome may not always result in a full-blown Migraine attack. This is often a mistake because the sooner the patient is able to take their Migraine treatment or medication, the more likely the attack will be shorter and less painful or debilitating. A migraine (Migraineurs) who experience the symptoms of prodrome may be mild, moderately or even severely disabled by them much more than was once thought.
Preventive agents that are taken on a daily basis to reduce attack frequency of a prodrome migraine. These include beta-blockers, antidepressants, and anti-seizure medicine can sometimes help stop headaches before they start.
Acute therapies, like ergots, and triptans can help with the pain once you have a headache or prodrome. They also can help with sound and light sensitivity effects. They work best if you take them as soon as possible after your headache (prodrome) starts.
Set a Goal for Acute Treatment.
Recognize a Migraine as a Process.
Determine Which Migraines Need Treatment.
Observe Medication Use.
Understand a Migraine Attack.