Saturday, January 26, 2013

Migraine News: Heart Attack & Stroke Risk, Triggers

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This week I have two more important migraine news articles up on Please check them out when you have a chance!

Did you know that Migraine with Aura is a second leading factor associated with heart attack and stroke? It's more often associated with heart attack and stroke than obesity, diabetes or smoking. Crazy, isn't it?!

Migraine with Aura Associated with Heart Attack & Stroke More Frequently than Diabetes, Obesity or Smoking

A small recent study examined two things commonly thought to trigger migraines with aura: exercise and light. The results were surprising.

Migraine with Aura Triggers May Be Less Impactful Than Thought

If you have questions about either study or the information in either article, leave me a comment here or on

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