12th July 06:03
Stroke Risk Greater for Migraine Sufferers (migraine stroke)
Stroke Risk Greater for Migraine Sufferers
ISLAMABAD: Migraine sufferers are twice as likely to have a stroke as
people who are not afflicted with the debilitating headaches, Canadian
and American scientists said on Monday.
A review of 14 studies into the link between the headaches and stroke
showed patients who have auras, or light effects, with their migraine
are even more at risk.
"The results of our study strongly suggest that migraine may be an
independent risk factor for stroke," Ali Samii, a neurologist at the
University of Washington, said in a report published online by the
British Medical Journal.
Three studies in the review indicated that women who have migraines and
who take oral contraceptives were up to ......................
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