5 Different Types of Migraine Headaches and How to Get Relief

4. Migraine with Aura

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This type of migraine is similar to a migraine without aura, except symptoms also include short-term sensory and vision disturbances. These symptoms tend to develop before a painful headache begins. Before headache pain begins, aura symptoms will generally last 60 minutes or less. In terms of treatment, the current options are similar to migraine without aura.

There are a number of pain-relieving medications available, as well as effective stress management options, including cognitive behavioral therapy. If you think that stress is your main trigger, learning new techniques to minimize stress, could be highly beneficial long-term.

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