Stroke

Hormonal Contraceptives and Migraine: Is It Time to Revisit Stroke Risk?

Hormonal Contraceptives and Migraine: Is It Time to Revisit Stroke Risk?

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Current oral contraceptive products contain lower doses of estrogen than those used in the past, prompting reconsideration of risks and benefits.

Discerning Arterial Ischemic Stroke From Migraine in Pediatric Emergency Departments

Discerning Arterial Ischemic Stroke From Migraine in Pediatric Emergency Departments

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Investigators examined presenting features of migraine vs arterial ischemic stroke in children presenting to the emergency department.

Addressing Migraine That Mimics Stroke

Addressing Migraine That Mimics Stroke

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Neurology Advisor spoke with Dr Peter McAllister about how to best discern migraine with aura from stroke.

Migraine Linked With Increased Long-Term Cardiovascular, Cerebrovascular Event Risk

Migraine Linked With Increased Long-Term Cardiovascular, Cerebrovascular Event Risk

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Migraine headache is associated with a higher risk for major adverse cardiovascular and cerebrovascular events.

Contraceptive Use and the Risk for Ischemic Stroke in Women With Migraine

Contraceptive Use and the Risk for Ischemic Stroke in Women With Migraine

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Consensus statement cautions against the use of hormonal contraceptives in women with migraine, as these medications may be associated with an increased risk for ischemic stroke.

Updated Diagnostic Criteria for Neuropathic Pain in SCI, Stroke, MS

Updated Diagnostic Criteria for Neuropathic Pain in SCI, Stroke, MS

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The diagnostic criteria formulated by the ACTTION-APS Pain Taxonomy working group focus on neuropathic pain from SCI, stroke, and MS.

Cardiometabolic and Mortality Risks in Chronic Inflammatory Disorders

Cardiometabolic and Mortality Risks in Chronic Inflammatory Disorders

Certain inflammatory disorders may increase the risk for cardiometabolic events and all-cause mortality.

Connection Between Migraine and Hypertension in Women

Dr Pamela Rist discusses her research in women with migraine and hypertension at the 2017 American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting in Boston, MA. Scroll to below the video for a full text transcript of Dr Rist's interview.

Head Computed Tomography Safe in Pregnant Women Presenting With Headache in the Emergency Department

Head Computed Tomography Safe in Pregnant Women Presenting With Headache in the Emergency Department

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MRI is ordered more often than CT for pregnant patients with headache, despite no significant difference in radiation risk.

Risk for Hypertension in Women With a History of Migraine

Risk for Hypertension in Women With a History of Migraine

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The risk for developing hypertension was slightly higher in women with a history of migraine compared with women who do not have a history of the condition.

Advanced Imaging to Predict Ischemic Stroke Outcomes

Advanced Imaging to Predict Ischemic Stroke Outcomes

A model has been developed, that uses advanced imaging and clinical measures to accurately predict outcomes of ischemic stroke.

Headache Prevalence in Pediatric Ischemic Stroke

Headache Prevalence in Pediatric Ischemic Stroke

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Headaches may more commonly be associated with stroke in children younger than 18 years than in adults.

Hormonal Contraceptive Use in Migraine With Aura Linked to Stroke

Hormonal Contraceptive Use in Migraine With Aura Linked to Stroke

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Women on combined hormonal contraceptives and experiencing migraine with aura are more likely to have an ischemic stroke.

Migraine Is a Risk Factor for Stroke, Readmission After Surgery

Migraine Is a Risk Factor for Stroke, Readmission After Surgery

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Patients with a history of migraine have an increased risk for ischemic stroke after surgery, leading to more hospital readmissions.

Risk of Stroke May Double in Women With Migraine History

Risk of Stroke May Double in Women With Migraine History

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Stroke preventive measures should be considered in women with a history of migraine headache.

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