What is your opinion of the benefits of magnesium supplements? s there any particular form you think is best? What kind of dose is typical? I mentioned it to my neurologist and she said she wasn't convinced that any good studies proved a benefit. Do you have any suggestions for studies I could give her? Katie.
Different doctors have preferences for the type of magnesium and the dosage. We use magnesium oxide and start at 500 mg per day for a month, then increase to 500 mg twice a day. If that hasn't show results after three months, we go up to 500 mg three times a day.
There have been studies and a great deal of anecdotal evidence on magnesium for Migraine prophylaxis. Probably the best source to recommend to your doctor is the Episodic Migraine Prevention Guidelines released last year jointly by the American Headache Society and the American Academy of Neuro...
I have suffered from migraines for 20 years. I recently had a full hysterectomy to try to eliminate my menstrual migraines. but I continue to suffer the rest of the month. I see a headache specialist who has helped me a lot. and I thank God for him. I have lost so much of my life because of these horrible headaches. my question is : are there other vitamins other than vit b2, magnesium, and co q 10 used to help with migraine prevention? I am taking those along with 150 mg topamax. thank you for reading, Nancie.
This isn't what you asked, but it's a piece of information we're going to give you anyway. If a doctor recommended yu have a hysterectomy to eliminate menstrual Migraines, you need to find a new doctor. Yes, in some cases, a hysterectomy can help. BUT, it can also make things worse or make no difference at all, and there is absolutely no way to predict which way it will go for a patient.
B2, magnesiu, and Coenzyme Q10 are ...
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