- Headache pain that is usually one-sided, moderate to severe, described as throbbing or pulsating and made worse with movement
- Nausea or vomiting
- Sensitivity to light or sounds
- Visual disturbances
- Increased sensitivity to smell
- Speech problems or difficulty concentrating
- Tingling, pins and needles or numbness
- Neck and shoulder stiffness
- Tiredness and mood changes
What type of migraine do you have?
Many people think of migraine as just a severe headache – but headaches are only one symptom of migraine.
Some people also experience migraine aura (most commonly visual disturbances) before the start of a migraine headache.
There are two main types of migraine:
What is migraine aura?
Did you know that you can also experience a migraine with aura but
without any headache pain?
This is known as a silent migraine.
4 Steiner TJ, et al. Aids to management of headache disorders in primary care (2nd edition): on behalf of the European Headache Federation and Lifting The Burden: the Global Campaign against Headache. J Headache Pain. 2019;20(1):57.