Migraine and incidence of ischemic stroke: A nationwide population-based study.

@article{Peng2017MigraineAI,
  title={Migraine and incidence of ischemic stroke: A nationwide population-based study.},
  author={Kuan-Po Peng and Yung-Tai Chen and Jong-Ling Fuh and Chao Hsiun Tang and Shuu-Jiun Wang},
  journal={Cephalalgia : an international journal of headache},
  year={2017},
  volume={37 4},
  pages={327-335}
}
Background The association between migraine and the incidence of ischemic stroke varies in different subgroups of patients. We aimed to clarify this association using a population-based database. Method A nationwide cohort study was conducted using data from the Taiwan National Health Insurance Research Database. Two cohorts were extracted: a neurologist-diagnosed migraine cohort, and a non-headache, propensity score-matched comparison cohort. All participants were enrolled in this study… CONTINUE READING
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