Migraines…

17 Oct

are associated with greater heart risk.

Recent findings: Women who get migraines are 50% more likely to develop major cardiovascular disease than those who do not suffer from the headaches. Migraines probably do not cause heart disease, more likely the underlying factors that lead to migraines also lead to increased cardiovascular risk. Migraines sufferers should be aware of the association and be especially attentive to signs of a possible heart attack or stroke.

Source: Bottom Line Personal September 2017 Study of more than 115,000 women ages 25 to 42 over two decades, led by researchers at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Boston, published in The BMJ.

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