Migraine headaches as a risk factor for cardiovascular disease among women

In a BMJ journal, a study describing the relationship between the occurrence of migraine among women and the increased risk of cardiovascular diseases, such as heart attack or stroke, was published. An increased mortality rate for these diseases in the population of women with migraine headaches was also observed. Read full text »

Lower levels of sodium intake and reduced cardiovascular risk

iStock_000020735338XSmallIn the Circulation Cook and colleagues in their an observational follow-up study of phases 1 and 2 of TOHP (Trials of Hypertension Prevention) reported a lower risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and CVD mortality among study participants with lower urinary sodium (<2300mg/24h). Read full text »