Migraine and risk of cardiovascular disease in men.

  title={Migraine and risk of cardiovascular disease in men.},
  author={Tobias Kurth and J. Michael Gaziano and Nancy R. Cook and Vadim Y Bubes and Giancarlo Logroscino and Hans-Christoph Diener and Julie E. Buring},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  volume={167 8},
BACKGROUND The vascular component of the migraine-specific physiologic profile and the observed adverse cardiovascular risk profile in migraineurs suggest an association between migraine and cardiovascular disease (CVD). In women, migraine has been associated with increased risk of CVD, including coronary events. Compatible data in men are lacking. METHODS Prospective cohort study of 20 084 men aged 40 to 84 years participating in the Physicians' Health Study. In yearly questionnaires, men… CONTINUE READING


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