Familiar hemiplegic migraine is a rare type of migraine with aura which is an inherited or genetic condition. This type of migraine causes very severe neurological symptoms which precede the migraine headache typically by 10-90 minutes. The neurological disturbances associated with familiar hemiplegic migraine include temporary unilateral paralysis (unable to move one side of the body), visual disturbances and vertigo (sensation of the room spinning).



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

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