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Migraine sufferers have a higher risk for stroke after surgery

In the journals People who suffer from migraines have increased risks of stroke and hospital readmission within 30 days after having surgery, according to research published online Jan. 10, 2017, by BMJ. The study included 124,558 patients (45% of whom were men), who had a history of migraines, either with or without aura (a period of symptoms, such as flashes of light or facial tingling, that precedes the migraine). The researchers monitored the…

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