Most people are probably familiar with the two main types of Migraine - Migraine without Aura and Migraine with Aura, but that barely scratches the surface of the types of Migraine and the subtypes. This can be valuable information, so we're going to delve into the types of Migraine as well as the subtypes.
Sometimes called "alarm clock headache,"' Hynpic Headache is a is a rare primary headache disorder related to sleep. It develops only during the rapid eye movement (REM) stage of sleep and wakes the patient from sleep. Serotonin and melotonin dysregulation may play an important part in Hypnic Headache.
Research has shown that Migraine, especially Migraine with Aura, increases our risk of stroke. Although rare, there are cases in which a stroke can occur because of a Migraine attack. When a stroke occurs during a Migraine with Aura attack, without other reasons, it’s termed a Migrainous Infarction.