Types of Migraines

Not all migraine headaches are the same and the migraine symptoms do vary between the different types. Migraine headaches are painful and are often accompanied by nausea, vomiting and sensitivity to light.  Read on about the various types of migraines so that you can help determine which type you may be having. The symptoms that signal a migraine is starting are what is used to describe the main two types of migraine headaches.

Migraine Types

Most Common Migraine Types

Migraine Types Facts

Not each headache is a migraine. Below are some types of headaches that are sometimes wrongly considered as migraine:

- sinus pain usually behind forehead or cheekbones

- cluster pain is situated in and around an eye

- tension headache feels like a band squeezing around head