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Migraine patients more at risks of heart attacks, strokes: Danish study

These headaches may also be tied to other types of cardiovascular problems

Lisa Rapaport | Reuters 

People with a history of migraines may be more likely to develop cardiovascular problems such as heart attacks, stroke, and an irregular heart beat than individuals who don’t experience these headaches, a Danish study suggests. While migraines have long been linked to an increased risk of heart attacks and stroke, the current study offers fresh evidence that these headaches may also be tied to other types of cardiovascular problems, said lead author Kasper Adelborg of Aarhus University Hospital in Denmark. “Now accumulating evidence supports that migraine should be considered as ...

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First Published: Sat, February 10 2018. 23:01 IST
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