Complicated migraine refers to migraines that cannot be specifically diagnosed. The term also refers to a severe and rare form of the headache called hemiplegic migraine. The symptoms of hemiplegic migraines mimic a stroke and can be serious. Symptoms include:
Treatments include the use of anticonvulsant medicines to prevent the headaches and reduce pain and the use of calcium channel blocker heart medicines to relax and widen blood vessels.