You Know the Signs

The idea of getting a premonition before a headache may sound farfetched or even supernatural to some. But if you've ever had a migraine, you likely know exactly what it means--the intense energy, fatigue, food cravings, and mood changes. You may even experience visual disturbances of flashing lights, zig-zag lines, or a temporary loss of vision. When you feel this "aura" coming on, you know what you're in for.

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Medically Reviewed By: 2009-06-18

Last Annual Review Date: Bailey, Andrew RN, BSN, MEd; Pierce-Smith, Daphne MSN, FNP, CCRC, RN

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The most common type of headache in children is migraine.