migraineThose people who regularly suffer from such problem as migraines or chronic headaches know so well that it is not always effective to use prescription drugs and medicines. In many cases, they cause unwanted side effects and can not provide us with expected lasting relief. That is why more and more people choose natural supplements and herbal remedies for migraines, trying to achieve lasting results.

Unfortunately, the majority of supplements and herbal remedies for migraine can hardly bring up a fast and effective pain relief. However, in a long-term context, there is a number of important natural elements and minerals which can be provided with special natural supplements and reduce the occurrence of migraines. The most common of those include:

  • Herbal Remedies For MigraineMagnesium. The studies showed that a lack of magnesium in the body is among the leading reasons of headaches and migraines, therefore using a natural supplement as well as natural foods rich in magnesium (fish, whole grains, greens and so on) can be helpful.
  • Coenzyme Q10. It is a substance which can lower the risks of migraines up to 50%. Daily dose of Coenzyme Q10 should not exceed 150 mg.
  • Riboflavin. This important vitamin B can have positive effects and lower the risks of migraines. In a study involving 55 participants suffering from chronic headaches, the specialists gave half of those a 400 mg of riboflavin daily, and after 3 months more than a half of this group demonstrated substantial improvement. Additionally, riboflavin has a huge variety of other important health benefits.

Author Info: Hi! My name is Carla and I am a 5th year medical student at HYMS. I am interested in alternative medicine and I have done months researching the topic of herbal medicine. Besides, I like interviewing people and learning more about their experiences with one or another type of herbal treatments. I am willing to contribute to this site with my knowledge, and I would be happy to help you out to the best of my ability with any specific questions or problems related to alternative medicine.

One Response to “Herbal Remedies And Supplements For Migraines”

  1. Herbal CapsulesNo Gravatar Says:

    You are quite right – painkillers will dull the sensation of migraine and allow you some relief in the short term, but they don’t deal with the underlying problem and can cause minor damage to your live and kidneys if used long term. The natural supplements you list here can reduce your risk of migraine and reduce its impact on your life.