There are two major types of migraines: migraines with aura and migraine without aura. Most migraine suffers, some two thirds, say they suffer from migraine without aura. Therefore, they don’t experience the visual or sensory warning signs sometimes called migraine prodrome or aura.
Migraine without aura, the most common type of migraine, and often is associated with women’s menstrual cycle. Typically, people with this type of migraine have more frequent attacks and the migraine attacks are more disabling than those who have migraine with aura.
Common symptoms of migraine without aura
Pain on one side of head Pulsing or throbbing pain Sensitivity to light, photophobia Sensitivity to sound, phonophobia Nausea and/or vomiting Pain or discomfort is made worse by physical activities