Written by Marcia J. Egles, MD. Using a mouse model of a chemically -induced migraine event, researchers demonstrated that a single dose of St. John’s Wort blocked the migraine pain.
Written by Greg Arnold, CSCS. Sixty migraine sufferers, who took 3 milligrams of melatonin for 12 weeks, significantly improved the frequency, intensity and duration of their migraines compared to the 59 participants in the placebo group. (more…)
Written by Patrick B. Massey, MD, PH.D. A “leaky gut” may stimulate the immune system to generate an inflammatory response which, in turn, may trigger migraine headaches, autoimmune disease, arthritis, and chronic muscle pain.
Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. Supplementation with omega-3 is associated with a 12.3% decrease in headache severity. (more…)
By Patrick B. Massey, MD, PhD. A study of 105 chronic migraine sufferers found that a diet rich in EPA and DHA may significantly reduce the incidence of migraine headaches. (more…)
Written by Jessica Patella, ND. The researchers determined that rubbing 2-3 drops of lavender essential oil on the upper lip at the first sign of migraine significantly improved headache in 74% of participants. (more…)
By Marcia Zimmerman, CN. Foods that trigger headaches include dairy, sugar, wheat, corn, eggs, and a number of other foods and food chemicals. (more…)
Written by Jessica Patella, ND. In research with 20 fibromyalgia patients given 300 mg of CoQ10 per day, fibromyalgia symptoms were decreased by 49% and headaches reduced by 39%. (more…)
Written by Jessica Patella, ND. In a test with 55 headaches patients, those given 400 mg per day of riboflavin had fewer headaches and those were less severe. (more…)
By Gene Bruno, MS, MHS. Research indicates that fish oil may reduce the symptoms of migraines. (more…)
By Art Presser, PharmD. In a trial with 270 migraine patients, 70% of those using feverfew became symptom free.
Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. A supplement of 2 mg folic acid, 25 mg vitamin B6, and 400 mcg vitamin B12 dropped migraine frequency by 75% over the control group. (more…)