Managing Your Migraines

18 Signs You're Having a Migraine

How can you tell if you're having a migraine? Look for these symptoms.

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Stuffy nose or watery eyes

Some people with migraines have sinus symptoms, such as stuffy nose, clear nasal drainage, droopy eyelids, or tearing, Dr. Messina says.

One large study found that, among people who complained of sinus headaches, nearly 90% were having migraines. (The study was funded by GlaxoSmithKline, which makes migraine medicine.)

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