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I have basilar migraine, what is it?
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management
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In brief: Type of migraine
Considered a subtype of migraine with aura, this migraine starts in the basilar artery, which forms at the base of the skull.
It occurs mainly in young people. Symptoms may include vertigo (the room spins), ringing in the ears, slurred speech, unsteadiness, possibly loss of consciousness, and severe headaches.

In brief: Type of migraine
Considered a subtype of migraine with aura, this migraine starts in the basilar artery, which forms at the base of the skull.
It occurs mainly in young people. Symptoms may include vertigo (the room spins), ringing in the ears, slurred speech, unsteadiness, possibly loss of consciousness, and severe headaches.
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Dr. David Rosenfeld
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Dr. Christopher Khorsandi
Surgery - Plastics
In brief: Basilar Migraine
Usually arises from the compression of the greater occipital nerve in the back of the neck.
The nerve becomes entrapped in the muscles of the neck. It can be decompressed and for significant pain relief. www.themigrainereliefcenter.com.

In brief: Basilar Migraine
Usually arises from the compression of the greater occipital nerve in the back of the neck.
The nerve becomes entrapped in the muscles of the neck. It can be decompressed and for significant pain relief. www.themigrainereliefcenter.com.
Dr. Christopher Khorsandi
Dr. Christopher Khorsandi
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