Types of migraine

There are different types of migraine, but not everyone will have ‘typical’ migraine so please view this information as a guide only

Migraine without aura

70-90% of people with migraine experience this type

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Migraine with aura

A common type of migraine featuring additional neurological symptoms

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Chronic migraine

If you experience headache on more than 15 days per month you may have chronic migraine

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Menstrual migraine

A specific condition where the timing of attacks is linked to the menstrual cycle

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Hemiplegic migraine

A rare condition involving temporary weakness on one side of the body

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Migraine with brainstem aura

Unusual and rare subtype, formerly known as basilar-type migraine

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Abdominal migraine

Most often seen in children, a syndrome that may be associated with migraine

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Cyclical vomiting syndrome

A syndrome that may be associated with migraine

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Other headache disorders

There are many different types and causes of headache

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