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New research shows there may be a link between migraines and heart disease or stroke, especially for women – but why?

Specifically, women with migraines had about a 39 percent higher risk of heart attack, a 62 percent higher risk of stroke, and a 73 percent higher risk of heart surgery.

Dr. Justin Sadhu, a Washington University cardiologist at Barnes Jewish Hospital, visits Fox 2 News in the Morning to talk about it.