Navigation Links
Migraines Found To Increase Stroke Risk

According to a recent study researchers say women who suffer migraines with vision loss have a 70-percent increased risk of stroke // compared to women who do not have a history of migraines. In the first study, researchers examined 963 women, 543 of whom had suffered strokes. They investigated whether migraines accompanied by visual loss or migraines with visual lines and spots increased the likelihood of ischemic stroke compared to women without visual symptoms.

It was found that women who suffer migraines with loss of vision or partial loss of vision were 1.7-times more likely to have stroke compared with women who do not have a history of migraines. Women with migraines without visual symptoms did not have an increased stroke risk. Women who saw spots and lines during or just before migraines had a 25-percent increased risk of stroke over women without migraines. But women who experienced vision loss during or before migraine had a 70-percent higher risk. This may indicate that vision loss is more likely to represent ischemic stroke than seeing spots and lines say researchers.

In another study researchers studied whether migraines could be a risk factor for ischemic stroke in patients ages 16 to 44. The use of contraceptive pills, wine and cigarettes as well as blood pressure, migraine history, and cardiac rhythm were studied. Those with migraine had 2.7-times the risk of stroke compared to the controls. When migraine was combined with high blood pressure, the risk of stroke was nine-times higher.

Thus in conclusion researchers say the role of migraine in precipitating a stroke in young adults appears to be independent from the usual risk factors and from the consumption of wine, cigarettes, and the contraceptive pills.
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Hormones Linked To Migraines
2. Link Between Migraines and Behavioral Disorders
3. Preventive Therapies Found to be More Effective in Managing Migraines
4. Relief From Migraines
5. The Link Between Migraines And Chest Pain
6. Drug used to treat hypertension effective in countering Migraines
7. Good Sleep Habits Could Reduce the Intensity of Migraines
8. Migraines with Aura Associated with Increased Risk for Cardiovascular Disease
9. Discontinuing Overused Pain Medications Helps Revert Migraines
10. Many Teens Lose Migraines as They Reach Adulthood
11. Drug Prescribed for Migraines and Seizures Increases Risk of Kidney Stones
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:2/9/2016)... Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) , ... February 09, 2016 ... ... Institute (WCRI) compares the workers’ compensation fee schedule rates and Medicare rates for ... medical services covered in the report, Evaluation of the 2015 Fee Schedule ...
(Date:2/9/2016)... ... February 09, 2016 , ... ... announces today the continuation of the ‘Pay It Forward’ program into 2016. BioPlus ... received at our specialty pharmacy. , “Since our Pay It Forward program ...
(Date:2/9/2016)... , ... February 10, 2016 , ... The Journal ... need to “level the playing field .” , As corresponding author Dr John F. ... use to categorize and diagnose our chronic pain patients. ‘Chronic cancer pain’ and ...
(Date:2/9/2016)... ... February 09, 2016 , ... ... to expand access to affordable hearing aids , increase industry transparency, and ... in the United States. , “For the average consumer, the hearing aid industry ...
(Date:2/9/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Two renowned photographers, Robert Caplin (New York, NY) and Peter ... June 14-19, 2016, hosted by Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea as part of ... in 2015, the Maui Photo Expedition workshop will once again consist of ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/9/2016)... 2016 The leader in accelerated orthodontics, OrthoAccel ... is the recipient of the 2015 Townie Choice Award ... II medical device that speeds up orthodontic tooth movement ... often associated with treatment, AcceleDent was selected by orthodontists ... Orthotown survey of the most reliable and ...
(Date:2/9/2016)... NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. , Feb. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ ... in the RBC Capital Markets Global Healthcare Conference on ... New York City.  Dominic Caruso , Vice President, ... , Worldwide Chairman, Consumer will represent the Company in ... www.investor.jnj.com . --> www.investor.jnj.com . ...
(Date:2/9/2016)... Md. , Feb. 9, 2016  The ... for pharmaceutical professionals developing and manufacturing sterile drug ... Sterile Manufacturing Regulatory Guidance Comparison – With link ... guidance documents issued by the U.S. FDA, the ... Health Organization. --> ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: