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Can migraine kill: Vital things to know

Overuse of headache medications can lead to medication-overuse headaches, which can cause more frequent and severe headaches. 

In rare cases, serious overuse of certain medications can lead to life-threatening conditions, like serotonin syndrome or liver or kidney damage.

3. Suicidal Ideation

Severe and chronic migraines can lead to depression and anxiety, which in turn can increase the risk of suicidal thoughts or behaviors.

4. Status Migrainosus

While not directly life-threatening, it can be a severe and disabling condition that leads to complications such as dehydration.

5. Migrainous Infarction

In very rare cases, an individual who experiences migraines with aura might have a stroke during a migraine attack. This is known as migrainous infarction.

6. Secondary Headaches

Sometimes, what seems to be a migraine can actually be a headache due to another serious condition, such as a brain aneurysm or a tumor. 

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