Resource type: Information leaflet

Publication type: Stroke information

Migraine affects people of all ages. The causes of migraine and stroke are different, but if you have migraine with aura you may have a slightly increased risk of stroke.

This guide explains more about migraine and its link to stroke, and lists some useful organisations that offer further information. It also explains the different types of migraine you can have, and how the symptoms can sometimes mimic stroke. 

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Document date

Publication date
February 2021
Next review due
September 2023