Yesterday we discussed the safety of natural supplements for helping with migraines. Always make an informed choice before you start supplementing with herbs or extra vitamin supplementation. Here are some of the most helpful nutrients for migraine patients, as advised by leading health experts in migraine research.
According to the most updated scientific data, certain complementary supplements have extraordinary health benefits that impact migraine behavior, even in evidence-based placebo trials.
The most popular are butterbur, coenzyme Q10, magnesium, and riboflavin.
Butterbur is an ancient shrubbery that has many medicinal properties that benefit migraineurs. Scientists have found surprising results when butterbur was matched with common migraine prescription drugs and a placebo. For best results, take 75 milligrams twice daily.
Look for butterbur extracts that are PA-free, devoid of the toxin pyrrolizidine alkaloids
Your body produces CoQ10 naturally, but scientists have found that increasing your levels of coenzyme Q10 by 100-150 mg one to three times per day can make a huge difference with migraines.
Coenzyme Q10 Benefits and Dosage Information
There is much research demonstrating that magnesium deficiency is a rampant cause of chronic headaches, including migraine. Scientists have found that are large percentage of migraine sufferers have severely low levels of this essential mineral, and that correcting the deficiency usually brings positive results.
Magnesium for Migraines- Dr. Hyman Agrees!
Migraines are a neurological disorder, so it makes sense that taking B vitamins such as riboflavin would help greatly. Vitamin B2 and Vitamin B12 are some of the most beneficial nutrients for supporting the nervous system, as they help to control homocysteine, protect the nerve cells, and enhance red blood cell production.
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) in Natural Migraine Ingredients
For best results, experiment with 400 mg of riboflavin each day.
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