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Basilar Artery Migraine


What is Basilar Artery Migraine?

Basilar Artery Migraine is also known as basilar-type migraine, Bickerstaff's Syndrome, Vertebrobasilar Migraine, Vertebrobasilar Syndrome. Basilar Artery Migraine is a Migraine of Basilar Artery which is in the back of your head. It is mainly found in adolescent females .

Causes of Basilar Artery Migraine

  • It is sometimes occurs due to hereditary
  • It causes diminished blood supply to parts of the brain

Symptoms of Basilar Artery Migraine

  • Double vision
  • Vertigio
  • Severe headache
  • Face or limb paresthesias
  • Jerky eye movements
  • Tinnitus
  • Loss of balance
  • Partial blindness
  • Slurred speech
  • Muscle weakness

What are the treatments to cure Basilar Artery Migraine?

  • Medicines such as triptans, beta blockers, calcium channel blockers should be given.
  • Tri cyclic antidepressants like amitriptylene, nortriptylene may be prescribed to treat Basilar Artery Migraine.
  • Depakote-It is an anti-epileptics medicine which is also useful to treat Basilar Artery Migraine.

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