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Migraines and Other Headaches - Classifying Migraine Headaches - What May Happen Before A Migraine Begins, Two Main Categories Of Migraine, More Migraine Categories


One of the weird things about migraine headaches is that what happens before the headache may be almost as important as the headache itself. Why? There are two main reasons:

  1. Knowing what comes before the headache helps doctors to classify and treat the headache.
  2. Various kinds of pain medication are more effective if a person takes these medications as soon as possible—before the headache takes hold.
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