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How can I tell am having a normal headache or migraine?

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In brief: Characteristics

If you have headaches, many of them are likely to be migraines, statistically.
The common migraine headache presents with unilateral throbbing pain, nausea with maybe vomiting, possible diarrhea, both light and noise sensitivity, and will last at least 4 hrs. The sympoms may well be immobilizing.

In brief: Characteristics

If you have headaches, many of them are likely to be migraines, statistically.
The common migraine headache presents with unilateral throbbing pain, nausea with maybe vomiting, possible diarrhea, both light and noise sensitivity, and will last at least 4 hrs. The sympoms may well be immobilizing.
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