Migraine headache in middle age and late-life brain infarcts.

@article{Scher2009MigraineHI,
  title={Migraine headache in middle age and late-life brain infarcts.},
  author={Ann I. Scher and Larus S. Gudmundsson and Sigurdur E Sigurdsson and Anna Ghambaryan and Thor Aspelund and Gudny Eir{\'i}ksdott{\'i}r and Mark A. van Buchem and Vilmundur Gudnason and Lenore J. Launer},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={2009},
  volume={301 24},
  pages={2563-70}
}
CONTEXT Migraine is considered to be an episodic condition with no long-term consequences. However, recent studies suggest that migraine attacks may be associated with pathologic changes in the brain, particularly in the cerebellum. OBJECTIVE To determine whether individuals not reporting headache compared with individuals reporting migraine symptoms, particularly aura, in midlife are at increased risk of late-life infarct-like lesions found on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) without… CONTINUE READING
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