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Table 1 (abstract P65). Description of the migraine phases

From: 12th European Headache Federation Congress jointly with 32nd National Congress of the Italian Society for the Study of Headaches

Proportion of respondents (%) Premonitory phase Headache phase Postdromal phase
Duration of phase
 < 4 hours 51% 20% 30%
 4-24 hours 30% 45% 40%
 >24 hours 14% 34% 27%
Not experiencing this phase 6% 1% 3%
Duration of the phase >24 hours in migraine patients with:
 - no failure to migraine preventive treatment 11% 27% 20%
 - 1 failure to migraine preventive treatment 11% 29% 23%
 - ≥2 failures to migraine preventive treatment 17% 38% 30%
Feeling very to extremely limited during the phase 29% 71% 30%