uthors: Becker C, Brobert GP, Almqvist PM, Johansson S, Jick SS, Meier CR.
Published in: Headache 2007;47:1374-84.
Authors: Becker C, Brobert GP, Almqvist PM, Johansson S, Jick SS, Meier CR.
Title: Headache 2007;47:1374-84.
Reference: Migraine and the risk of stroke, TIA or death in the UK
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Background: Previous observational studies have reported a higher risk of stroke in migraine patients. Objective.—We aimed to estimate the risk of stroke, transient ischemic attack (TIA), or death in migraineurs in the UK. Method.—We conducted a population-based follow-up study within the General Practice Research Database from 1994 to 2001. Results.—The relative risk (RR) of stroke in migraineurs compared with non-mi...