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Migraine


About

Intense headaches that come with vision problems, nausea, and other unpleasant symptoms are called migraines. More women suffer from migraines than men do.

Notes


  • Antidepressants can be used a prevention for migraines.
  • Caffeine can help relieve a migraine pain.
  • It is believed that migraines are caused by a chemical imbalance in the brain.
  • Lecithin can help some with migraines by taking 3 - 6 capsules (1200 mg) as they felt a migraine beginning .
  • Migraines can also be controlled through acupuncture and acupressure.
  • Natural progesterone cream can help women with migraines.
  • Talk to your doctor for prescribed medication for migraines.
  • Women often have migraines due to hormonal changes during there menstrual cycle.
Helpful nutrients for this condition.


Calcium
Importance: High
Comments: Controls muscle tone. Aids in proper transmission of nerve impulses. Chelate form is recommended.

Magnesium
Importance: High
Comments: Controls muscle tone. Aids in proper transmission of nerve impulses. Chelate form is recommended.

Coenzyme Q10
Importance: High
Comments: Enhances circulation, especially to the brain.

Dimethylglycine (DMG)
Importance: High
Comments: Enhances flow of oxygen to the brain.

Essential fatty acids
Importance: High
Comments: Enhances brain cells. Helps metabolize fat.

Primrose oil
Importance: High
Comments: Anti-inflammatory. Prevents constriction of blood vessels.

Multivitamin and mineral complex
Importance: High
Comments: Promotes good health. Provides needed vitamins and minerals.

Vitamin B3 (niacin)
Importance: High
Comments: Enhances circulation to the brain. Caution: Those who suffer from gout, liver disorder, or high blood pressure should not take niacin.

Niacinamide
Importance: High
Comments: Enhances circulation to the brain.

Rutin
Importance: High
Comments: Eliminates toxic metals.


Helpful herbs and supplements for this condition.


Cordyceps
Type: Internal
Purposes: Helps in relaxing and reduce stress and aids in sleep.

Feverfew
Type: Internal
Purposes: Relieves pain.
Cautions: Do not use if pregnant.

Ginkgo biloba
Type: Internal
Purposes: Boosts cerebral Circulation.

Advice


  • Diet must include watercress, parsley, fennel, garlic, cherries, pineapple (fresh), and almonds, almond milk.
  • Do not eat potatoes, meats, bananas, eggplant, cheeses, wine, yeast, red plums raspberries, and canned fish, MSG, alcoholic beverages, nitrites, and chocolate.
  • Do not miss meals and eat small meals and small snacks.
  • Exercise regularly.
  • May result in TMJ
  • Need a high protein diet.
  • Omit smoking.
  • Only use hypoallergenic supplements.
  • Stay away from fried or fatty foods.
  • Stay away from loud noises, strong odors, and high altitudes.
  • The neck and back needs to massaged daily.