The Postdrome of the Acute Migraine Attack

  title={The Postdrome of the Acute Migraine Attack},
  author={Leslie Kelman},
  pages={214 - 220}
  • L. Kelman
  • Published 1 February 2006
  • Medicine
  • Cephalalgia
This study was performed to document the frequency, duration and types of symptoms of postdrome in migraine patients. Eight hundred and twenty-seven consecutive headache clinic patients (IHS 1.1, 1.2 and 1.5.1) were evaluated at first visit. Postdrome frequency, duration and characteristics were analysed. Sixty-eight per cent of 827 patients reported postdrome (69.1% females; 56.8% males, P < 0.007). The average duration of the postdrome was 25.2 h. Fifty-six per cent had postdrome for ≤ 12 h… 

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