Condition: Hemiplegic Migraine

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About Hemiplegic Migraine

Hemiplegic migraine is a severe headache that causes weakness in half of the body during the aura phase of the migraine, which is the pre-migraine stage involving perceptual disturbances. Hemiplegic migraine symptoms can appear similar to those of a stroke, and often causes temporary paralysis on one side of the body. A hemiplegic migraine does not cause any permanent damage to the nerves. A hemiplegic migraine can be extremely severe but rare, and are one type of migraine with aura. A hemiplegic migraine can also impact speech, vision, and hearing. Often, hemiplegic migraine will first appear in childhood but sometimes disappear by adulthood.

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It feels like a hot needle through my left eye;stabbing through my head.6/1/2018 at 03:54 PM
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I lose my stability as soon as pins and needles kick in7/19/2017 at 10:28 AM
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I get this in my face, throat, left arm & leg foot7/19/2017 at 10:27 AM
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I get this all the time when I get a HM attack7/19/2017 at 10:26 AM
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I feel exhausted during and afterwards for about a week7/19/2017 at 10:25 AM
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