Epilepsy and migraines can occur on the same patient. I know this is true because I have both. There are studies that have been done to prove this also. Tension headaches are less intense than migraines. A study estimates that one out of three people with epilepsy will have migraines.
To diagnose migraine headaches, your doctor will confirm migraine headaches with this information:
To help avoid migraines:
Medication for patients with both epilepsy and migraines are divalproex sodium, gabapentin, and topiramate. Eectroencephalogram (EEG) predicts epilepsy better than migraines. Women are more likely than men to have migraines.