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Does long length of migraine increase the risk of stroke?

There is the possibility that persistent and frequent migraine headache with aura (black dots, bright spots, wavy lines) may be a warning of possible migraines stroke. There are certain markers that should be evaluated in knowing if you are predisposed to having a stroke. If you smoke, are overweight, diabetic, have high blood pressure or high cholesterol, you are more prone to having a stroke with migraine headache. With good care, most of this can be avoided.

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