Diagnostic Criteria For Migraine


Diagnostic Criteria For Migraine Without Aura

  1. At least 5 attacks.
  2. Duration 4-72 hours.
  3. Two of the following 4 criteria: unilateral, pulsating, moderate to severe intensity, worsening with routine physical activity, especially bending over.
  4. At least 1 of the following: nausea and / or vomiting, photophobia and phonophobia.

Diagnostic Criteria For Migraine With Aura

  1. At least 2 attacks.
  2. One or more of the following reversible aura symptoms: visual, sensory, speech and / or language, motor, brainstem, retinal.
  3. At least 2 of the following 4:
    • If 2 or more aura symptoms, gradual spread over greater than 5 minutes or occurring in succession.
    • Each aura symptom lasting 5-60 minutes.
    • At least 1 aura symptom is unilateral.
    • The aura is accompanied by or followed within 60 minutes by headache.

Dr. Florin is committed to treating all patients compassionately with state-of-the-art techniques while maintaining their dignity and independence. He views each patient encounter as a collaboration. Dr Florin has over 35 years of experience. He is Adjunct Clinical Professor at Keck School of Medicine (USC) and is the founder and medical director of the Fullerton Neurology and Headache Center. He has been recognized by the Orange County Medical Association as a Physician of Excellence in Neurology. US News and World Report ranks him in the top 10% of neurologists nationwide.

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