What are the types of migraine?
- Classic migraine- Recurrent attacks of headache widely varied in intensity, frequency and duration. Headaches are preceded by sharply defined transient visual and other sensory or motor prodromes or both.
- Common migraine-Vascular headache without striking prodromes and less often unilateral than classic migraine and cluster headache.
- Nocturnal migraine- These attacks are related to changes in adrenalin and related substances that occur on a cyclical basis.
- Menstrual migraine- Menstrual migraine is mainly appear in the women. This migraine is affected at the time of menstrual periods.
- Hemiplegic migraine-Vascular headache characterized by motor phenomena which persists during and after the headache. This headache occurs in patients with a history of classic or common migraine
- Ophthalmoplegic migraine-Vascular headache caused by ocular phenomena which occur during and after the headache. It may lead to permanent neurological deficit.
- Basilar artery migraine- Basilar artery migraine is the circulation in back of the brain or neck. It is mostly occur in women.
- Benign exertional headache- Benign exertional headache is characterized by exertion.
- Status migrainosus- Status migraine is also called as sterile inflammation. Status migraine is a migraine attack that persists for more than 72 hours.
- Headache-free migraine-In this migraine patient do not suffer from headache.
- Abdominal migraine- Abdominal migraine is one of the variants of migraine headache. It is appear in children's. Abdominal migraine is caused by generic factors.
- Occular migraine- Ocular migraine as retinal migraine. There are repeated attacks of one-sided blind spots or blindness lasting less than an hour and associated with a headache.