Migraine and stroke

Resource type: Information leaflet

Publication type: Research

April 2012
Resource type

Front of leafletMigraine is a complex condition, which can impact on your work and social life. It is characterised by a severe headache, which usually occurs with a range of other symptoms. It is thought that migraine can slightly increase the risk of stroke, particularly in younger women.

This factsheet explains more about migraine, its link to stroke, and lists some useful organisations that offer further information.

Document date

Next review due
November 2015