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Hemiplegic migraine, familial

Hemiplegic migraine, familial: Introduction

Hemiplegic migraine, familial: A rare inherited form of migraine that characteristically causes temporary paralysis on one side of the body. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Hemiplegic migraine, familial is available below.

Symptoms of Hemiplegic migraine, familial

Treatments for Hemiplegic migraine, familial

  • Treatment of migraine needs to be individualised, and depends upon the type, frequency and severity of attacks, the age of the patient and other coexisting health problems. Vasoactive agents such as ergots and triptans used to manage other types of migraine should be avoided. Treatments include:
    • Patient education regarding prevention and management of attacks
    • Avoidance of trigger factors - dietary factors, bright lights, lack of sleep
    • Dietary management - chocolate, cheese, red wine, walnuts, tuna, spinach and liver, have all been implicated in triggering migraines
    • Avoidance of oral contraceptive pill and hormone replacement therapy which may trigger migraine in some patients
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Definitions of Hemiplegic migraine, familial:

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Hemiplegic migraine, familial as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

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More information about Hemiplegic migraine, familial

  1. Hemiplegic migraine, familial: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications

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