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Migraine associated with higher risk of stroke after surgery

(SOURCE: MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL) - Surgical patients with a history of migraines have a greater risk of stroke and readmission to hospital, finds a study published by The BMJ today. The risk was found to be highest for surgical patients who have migraines with aura, where there are warning signs before the onset of migraine, such as seeing flashing lights. Experts say ...
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Schizophrenia Drug May Help Patients with Migraine Symptoms According to Research

(Neurology Advisor) According to an article recently published in Neurology Advisor, an atypical antipsychotic called used to treat schizophrenia may also serve as a rescue medication in patients with status migrainosus. The findings were published in The Neurohospitalist ...
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People With Headache Disorders May Be at Increased Risk of Hypothyroidism

(HealthDay) According to a recent article published in HealthDay, people with migraines and other headache disorders have a greater risk of a thyroid disease known as hypothyroidism, a new study suggests. Hypothyroidism is a condition in which the body lacks sufficient thyroid hormone. People with hypothyroidism will have symptoms associated with a slow metabolism. It is believed that approximately 10 million Americans ...
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