Migraines and heart attack risk

February 7, 2013 7:05:19 AM PST
Women who suffer from a certain kind of migraine could be at higher risk for heart attacks.

Researchers in France studied women with aura migraines, the ones with flashes of light.

They found that this kind of headache is a contributor to heart attacks and strokes.

It's unclear at this point why these migraine sufferers are at higher risk.

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