Basilar-Type Migraine, BTM
(formerly called Basilar Artery Migraine or BAM)

 

MAGNUM teams with Help for Headaches and Migraine to bring you this article:

What Is Basilar-Type Migraine?

Let's explore and demystify this frightening Migraine.

by Teri Robert

A Basilar-Type Migraine is a Migraine that has aura symptoms originating from the brainstem and/or affecting both hemispheres of the brain at the same time, but with no motor weakness. The aura of BTM usually lasts less than 60 minutes, but in some cases can be more extended. Many Migraineurs who have BTM also report Migraine with typical aura. The aura of BTM can include temporary blindness, which is one reason they can be quite terrifying...  Click HERE to continue reading this article.
 

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