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The prodrome is the first of four potential phases of a Migraine attack. It's sometimes called the premonitory phase. Potential symptoms of prodrome include:

• food cravings

• constipation or diarrhea

• mood changes -- depression, irritability, etc.

• muscle stiffness, especially in the neck

• fatigue

• increased frequency of urination

• yawning

You can read more about prodrome in Anatomy of a Migraine.

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