Do Migraines Increase Risk of Ischemic Stroke?

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In a Retrospective study published in Circulation and the Journal of the American Heart Association Dr. Kurth from INSERM in Paris France show that migraines are associated with increased risk of ischemic stroke however these strokes are typically associated with good functional outcomes. See more details:

Passing thought: Is a retrospective study powerful enough to draw conclusions on functional outcome in stroke when there are so many independent variables including; treatment protocols, assessment tools to name just two?


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