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September 26, 2020
Migraine headaches can be severe, but not all severe headaches are migraine. It is important to differentiate between the two so you can receive the best treatment possible to reduce severity and frequency of migraine attacks.
To diagnose a migraine, a doctor will usually look at your history and symptoms. Symptoms include:
Additional symptoms can include:
PRODROME (Pre-migraine, 1-2 days before)
AURA (Can occur during or before)
To diagnose your headaches or attacks, keep a headache diary and speak to your doctor if your headaches become unbearable. However, see your doctor immediately or go to the emergency room if you experience any of the following warning signs: