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Migraine 101

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What is a migraine's postdrome phase?

Expert:   Lawrence C. Newman, MD, Director, The Headache Institute, Roosevelt Hospital Center »

Your head's just been ravaged by pain--no wonder you're feeling weak and confused. Find out more about the last phase of a migraine attack.

Transcript: The POSTDROMAL, or recovery phase, is the fourth and LAST part of a migraine attack. The migraine has slowly faded away and the pulsing pain has FINALLY subsided, but an individual will still feel weak, worn out and confused. It may take them a day before they feel completely healthy again. More »

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