Migraines linked to cardiovascular risk in young women

2021-09-15

A presentation at the Heart in Diabetes Annual Meeting noted that positive associations have been made between migraine headaches and myocardial infarction, stroke, venous thromboembolism and atrial fibrillation/flutter. Young women who have migraines should be considered for targeted atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease prevention measures, said Dr. Gina Lundberg, clinical director of the Emory Women's Heart Center.

Full story:

SNMMI SmartBrief

Nuclear medicine, molecular imaging and therapy

Designed specifically for nuclear medicine and molecular imaging professionals, SNMMI SmartBrief is a FREE, daily e-mail newsletter. It provides the latest news and information to save you time and keep you informed on our profession.