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Killer headache? Migraines hike stroke risk

Posted on Apr 5, 2009 in Health & Wellness

Some sufferers have twice the chance of heart attacks, strokes, studies say David Kohn Beth Leslie had gotten occasional migraines for years. She thought of them as a painful imposition, nothing more. Then, one day two years ago, her world tipped sideways. “Everything was spinning. I just kept my eyes closed, because whenever I’d open them I’d get dizzy,” says Leslie, a 24-year-old veterinary technician who lives in Bowling Green, Ohio. “It really freaked me out.” She went to the hospital, where a doctor told her she’d probably come down with some...

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