• Migrainous Stroke is an Ischemic Stroke that occurs in conjunction with a Migraine with Aura. It is important to seek medical treatment immediately if you notice these symptoms! #Stroke #MigrainousStroke #IschemicStroke

    Migraine Explained: Migrainous Stroke

    One of the stigmas most people that battle Migraines have to endure is that it is “just a bad headache”. Nothing could be further from the truth as I discussed in the four-part series, The Phases of Migraine. There are also some serious complications that can occur due to Migraine and one of those is Migrainous Stroke or Migrainous Infarction. What is a Migrainous Stroke? Migrainous Stroke, also called Migrainous Infarction, is when an Ischemic Stroke occurs during a Migraine attack. In order to further understand this, it is important to recognize what an Ischemic Stroke is. According to the American Stroke Association, an Ischemic Stroke is, “when a vessel…