Migraines/stroke risk

estre004 at 19h00
13
Apr
2010
Migraines/stroke risk

We've touched on this before but read in the paper this morning of a 14 year old who had a stroke. One of the symptoms:

"Levi had had severe headaches in the months leading up to his stroke, and doctors said that is one of many symptoms that can lead to a stroke."

I strongly believe that we have to avoid migraines as much as possible, and that people should be made aware that migraines are serious--not just a headache.
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