Most people are probably familiar with the two main types of Migraine - Migraine without Aura and Migraine with Aura, but that barely scratches the surface of the types of Migraine and the subtypes. This can be valuable information, so we're going to delve into the types of Migraine as well as the subtypes.
Research has shown that Migraine, especially Migraine with Aura, increases our risk of stroke. Although rare, there are cases in which a stroke can occur because of a Migraine attack. When a stroke occurs during a Migraine with Aura attack, without other reasons, it’s termed a Migrainous Infarction.
Benign paroxysmal torticollis is a rare migraine variant that is seen only in very small children. Symptoms usually appear in the first three months, starting with a tilted rotation of the head and an upward gaze. Attacks can last from a few minutes to several days. There is no known treatment for the condition.