Here is a quick mnemonic/memory aid “MIGRAINE to remember about the Signs & Symptoms of Migraine

⚡Mnemonic⚡: Signs & Symptoms of MigraineM – “Mega” Headache: Migraine often presents with a severe and throbbing headache.

I – Intense Pain: The pain is usually intense and one-sided.

G – Giddy Nausea: Nausea and sometimes vomiting are common migraine symptoms.

R – Relentless Pulsation: There’s a pulsating or throbbing quality to the pain.

A – Aura Alert: Some people experience an “aura” before the headache, which can include visual disturbances or other sensory changes.

I – Incessant Discomfort: The discomfort can last for hours to days.

N – Neurological Symptoms: Migraines may cause symptoms like dizziness, confusion, and difficulty concentrating.

E – Extreme Sensitivity: Sensitivity to light (photophobia) and sound (phonophobia) is often reported.

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Dr. Arin Nandi

Passionate About Medical Science & Helping Future Doctors Achieve Top Ranks In Medical Exams. He is professionally a dentist as well as a public health expert from JIPMER (1), (2)working in health department