Hemiplegic migraines are a rare type of migraine that can mimic a stroke. It is not uncommon for hemiplegic symptoms to start when you are a child or in your teenage years. 

Symptoms include: 
  • Severe throbbing head pain
  • Weakness on one side of the body - including the face, arm and leg
  • Numbness or tingling in the affected limbs as well
  • Visual disturbances
  • Difficulty speaking or slurred speech
  • Dizziness
  • Loss of coordination
More severe and rarer symptoms include:
  • Confusion
  • Loss of motor control
  • Memory loss
  • Decreased consciousness

​Symptoms can last for hours to days. 

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