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11 Ways Migraines are Dangerous for Your Health

Health Effects of Chronic Migraines

The agony of a single migraine headache usually lasts only a few hours or days. But the health effects of chronic migraines can linger. If you have frequent migraines, work with your doctor on a plan to control your pain and prevent these additional medical problems.

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