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‘Aura’ migraines a stroke risk

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BBC News

Young women who have migraines with auras are twice as likely to have a stroke, researchers have confirmed…

The investigators from the US, France and Germany did not find any link between migraines and heart attacks or death due to cardiovascular disease but there was a 30% increase in the risk of angina (heart pain).

Markus Schurks, of the Harvard Medical School and who led the research, said: “Clinicians may not agree but population studies show that up to a third of sufferers experience auras with their headaches…

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