Basilar migraine is a rare type of migraine which occurs with aura (neurological symptoms which typically include visual changes) and mostly affects young people. The pain begins in the basilar artery at the base of the skull and is usually severe. During a basilar migraine an individual may also experience neurological symptoms such as vertigo (room spinning), ringing in the ears, disturbed speech and loss of consciousness.



For more information about migraine and its different subtypes and treatments, see Migraine.

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