Migraine with aura linked to stroke subtypes

People who suffer from migraine with aura are at higher risk of specific stroke subtypes, say US researchers.

Migraineurs with aura were three times more likely to have suffered a cardioembolic stroke compared with those who had migraine without aura, according to data from a long-term prospective study.

The risk of thrombotic stroke was 2.2 times higher with migraine with aura, although the researchers found