Migraine Is Associated with Enhanced Arterial Stiffness

  title={Migraine Is Associated with Enhanced Arterial Stiffness},
  author={Tokihisa Nagai and Yasuharu Tabara and Michiya Igase and Jun Nakura and Tetsuro Miki and Katsuhiko Kohara},
  journal={Hypertension Research},
Migraine is a common subtype of headache. Epidemiological studies have revealed that migraine could be an independent risk factor for ischemic stroke even in elderly subjects. Arterial stiffness is one of the major pathophysiological bases of stroke. In the present study, we cross-sectionally investigated the possible relationship between migraine and arterial stiffness in community-dwelling subjects. The study subjects were independently recruited from two sources (Group A, n=134, 68±5 years… CONTINUE READING
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