Migraine and biomarkers of cardiovascular disease in women.

  title={Migraine and biomarkers of cardiovascular disease in women.},
  author={Tobias Kurth and Paul M. Ridker and Julie E. Buring},
  journal={Cephalalgia : an international journal of headache},
  volume={28 1},
Migraine has been associated with an unfavourable cardiovascular risk profile and with increased risk of cardiovascular disease. In a cross-sectional analysis of 27,626 women aged >or=45 years, we evaluated the association of migraine and migraine aura status with elevated levels of total cholesterol, low- and high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C), non-HDL-C, apolipoprotein (Apo) A-1 and B(100), lipoprotein (a), C-reactive protein (CRP), fibrinogen, intercellular adhesion molecule-1… CONTINUE READING


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