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Table 1 Clinical and laboratory characteristics of migraine headache in the patients group

From: Association between blood coagulability and migraine

Headache characteristics Number of patients (n = 35) Percentage (%)
Duration of the disease   
 Less than 6 years 11 31.4
 6–10 years 10 28.6
 More than 10 years 14 40
Type of migraine   
 With aura 17 48.6
 Without aura 18 51.4
Frequency of attacks/month   
 3–10 attacks 27 77.2
 More than 10 attacks 8 22.8
Duration of attack without medications   
 4 to less than 24 h 9 25.7
 24 to less than 48 h 18 51.5
 48 to less than 72 h 8 22.8
Laterality   
 Right side 7 20
 Left side 10 28.6
 Both 18 51.4
Intensity (according to NRS)   
 4–7° 18 51.4
 8–10° 17 48.6
Associated symptoms   
 Nausea 33 94.3
 Photophobia 29 82.9
 Phonophobia 28 80
 Dizziness 12 34.3
Precipitating and aggravating factors   
 Emotional stress 30 100
 Noise 28 80.0
 Light or sunlight 27 77.1
 Fatigue 30 85.7
 Missed meals 28 80.0
 Certain smell 17 48.6
Relieving factors   
 Quiet and darkness 35 100
 Sleep 32 91.4
 Simple analgesics 35 100
Protein C   
 Normal 27 77.1
 Low 8 22.9
Protein S   
 Normal 32 91.4
 Low 3 8.6
Anti-thrombin III   
 Normal 33 94.3
 Low 2 5.7
  1. NRS Numeric Rating Scale for Pain; n number