Rarer migraine types

I have been suffering from strange episodes of aphasia and other odd symptoms frequently for the last six years and when tests for stroke came back normal was treated like I was faking, mentally handicapped, insane, accused of being drunk or on drugs, fired, and ultimately ended up on disability.

Well, two days before my appointment with a new neurologist a news reporter had her episode of aphasia from complex migraines in front of the whole country and when I met with the doctor I finally got a diagnosis that didn’t involve me being mentally ill. Hemiplegic migraine. It’s nice to know I am not alone.

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