Migraine with brainstem aura

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What is migraine with brainstem aura?

A migraine with brainstem aura (also known as basilar migraine) is a rare type of headache that has visual auras, vertigo and other atypical headache symptoms originating from the brainstem and/or affecting both hemispheres of the brain at the same time, but with no motor weakness.

Common symptoms reported by people with migraine with brainstem aura

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Treatments taken by people for migraine with brainstem aura

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Who has migraine with brainstem aura on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 26 say migraine with brainstem aura is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 7
30s 13
40s 32
50s 20
60s 14
70+ 3
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 21
20-29 years 14
30-39 years 10
40-49 years 3
50-59 years 3
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 8
Female 81

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 59
Not Diagnosed 3

These charts show data from migraine with brainstem aura patients who have completed their condition history
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