Supplements that may ease symptoms of migraine headaches

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  1. Feverfew Leaf

50 mg daily or 125mg dried feverfew leaf from Tanacetum parthenium

High in Sesquiterpene Lactones (STL) of which must contain at least 0.2% parthenolide content.

  1. Ginger

500-600 mg powder—every 4 hours for 4 days

Pro-inflammatory mediator; inhibits platelet aggregation.

  1. Ginko Biloba Extract

120-240 mg per day

Platelet-activating Factor (PAF) antagonist.

  1. Magnesium

200-360 mg per day

Inhibits vasospasm and platelet aggregation.

  1. Riboflavin

400 mg per day with breakfast for at least 90 days

Involved in the electron-transport chain.

  1. L-Tryptophan

500 mg per day for 90 days, every 6 years

Precursor to scrotonin production.

  1. Fish Oil (omega 3 fatty acids)

Inhibits platelet aggregation.

  1. Maintain blood sugar levels—eat small meals throughout the day.



Tyramine (a vasoactive amine) in foods such as aged cheese, yogurt, beer, wine, liver, and yeast.

-Foods that may be allergens.


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