Mild heart defect may cause migraine with aura

日期:2019-03-02 06:01:06 作者:北宫唇巛 阅读:

MIGRAINES accompanied by visual disturbances could point to a mild heart defect. Markus Schwerzmann and his colleagues at the University Inselspital Hospital in Bern, Switzerland, compared 93 patients suffering migraine headaches with aura with 93 healthy controls. They found that 47 per cent of the migraine sufferers had a heart defect called a patent foramen ovale, in which the left and right chambers of the heart remain connected by a hole covered with a flap of tissue. In contrast, only 17 per cent of the controls had PFO. Sneezing,