Symptoms of Migraines

Most people who have migraine also have other symptoms which can occur before, during or even after the migraine headache.


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Migraine symptoms

Migraine is typically a headache that lasts for hours up to a few days, along with other associated symptoms, including:
  • 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
Some people can also have other symptoms, such as:
  • Increased sensitivity to smell
  • Speech problems or difficulty concentrating
  • Tingling, pins and needles or numbness
  • Diarrhoea
  • Neck and shoulder stiffness
  • Dizziness
  • 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:

Migraine without aura
the most common form of migraine
Migraine with aura
affects about 1 in 3 people with migraine4

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.

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