Migraines Hike Women's Risk for Heart Problems

Published Online: January 16, 2013
SAN DIEGO -- Women who have migraines with aura may be at higher risk for major cardiovascular events and thrombosis, according to two studies.

In the first study, researchers led by Tobias Kurth, MD, ScD, of the National Institute of Health and Medical Research in Bordeaux, France, found that migraine with aura is a "strong relative contributor" to an increased cardiovascular risk.

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Source: MedPage Today

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