What is it?

Migraine is a neurologic disorder that often causes a strong headache that can cause severe throbbing pain or a pulsing sensation, usually on one side of the head.
There are several kinds of migraines, with the most common are migraine with aura and without aura. Other kinds include:
- Menstrual migraine - a migraine which is associated with your period.
- Silent migraine - a migraine without headache, but only with aura symptoms.
- Vestibular migraine - a migraine associated with balance problems.
- Abdominal migraine - symptoms of stomach pain, nausea, and vomiting with classic migraine symptoms.
- Hemiplegic migraines - a migraine with a short period of paralysis or weakness on one side of your body.
- Ocular migraine - a short-termed, partial, or total loss of vision in one eye, along with a dull ache behind the eye.

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Additional names

This group contains additional names:
- Ophthalmic migraine
- Ocular headache

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