If you know people or have ever had a migraine; then you understand how pain full and debilitating they can be. Many people seek out help from Doctors who prescribe some pretty powerful drugs that may or may not help. Research is showing that migraines could be linked to a deficiency in the vitamin B2. The LA Times had this to say about migraines.
Riboflavin (vitamin B2) has been reported to help prevent migraines in some people (Current Treatment Options in Neurology, January 2008). Other possibilities include magnesium, Coenzyme Q10 or the herbs feverfew and butterbur. Not everyone will benefit from such therapies, but we are pleased to learn that riboflavin worked (source).
A reader followed the advice of the Newspaper article and followed up with this comment…
Thank you for writing about taking vitamin B2 on a daily basis to prevent migraine headaches. I have suffered from them for 17 years and have been to many medical doctors, including two neurologists, two ear, nose and throat doctors and an acupuncturist. I had sinus scans and tried many medications that never worked.
I started taking vitamin B2, and I couldn’t believe how much it helped. I may get an occasional headache now, once a month if that. I used to get a couple every week. I am thrilled to finally be free of headaches for the most part.
For many this could be the possible cure to their pain and suffering; much like the reader above. B vitamins are good for many things such as your metabolism and cleaning your body of toxins. If you don’t take one already, then go out and find a good quality B complex supplement to fulfill your daily needs.
(CES, PES, CPT, BS)