What Is Complex Migraine?

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Migraine is a condition that is neurological in nature that causes moderate to severe headaches that may have nausea, vomiting, blurred vision, and dizziness accompanying the headache. Migraine sensitivity to light is common as well as sensitivity to some odors and sound. If you haven’t heard of complex migraine, or intractable migraine, you may be interested to know how it is different from a “regular” migraine. A complex migraine will have the following symptoms present:
  • Severe headache (on one side or both sides)
  • Fatigue
  • Slurred speech
  • Loss of vision (temporary)
  • Cold hands and feet
  • Loss of sensation
  • Nasal congestion
Ask your doctor about a referral to a headache specialist. The specialist can determine what medication will work best for you. Keyword: complex migraine; intractable migraine