||Comments on the headache
Low levels of magnesium are commonly found in people suffering from
migraine headaches. It is also shown to prevent headaches including
Take 200 mg three times daily.
Butterbur has been traditionally used to treat migraine headaches. It
is also used for headaches as it can cut down on the length and severity of
It may take up to 4 months to see good results.
Take the standardized extract of 50 to 75 mg two times a day. (Products
are usualdly standardized to 15% of petasin and isopentasin.)
The combination homeopathic remedy Headache Soothe
is effective for preventing and treating headaches. One major advantage
of using homeopathic remedies is that there are no side effects.
Get more information on Headache Soothe.
For Headache Soothe, take 10 drops as needed. Repeat every 20 to 30 minutes until the pain subsides.
|White Willow Bark
pain relief, white willow bark can be effective. It has the active chemical salicin which Aspirin is made from. As well,
it is less irritating on the stomach than Aspirin.
Take 60 to 120 mg once a day.
is shown to be effective in preventing migraine headaches and some small
studies show that it may be helpful in treating headaches in general.
Expect up to six weeks to achieve a good result.
Take once daily an extract that has 250 to 500 mcg of parthenolide. As
for the powdered leaf, take 50 to 100 mg.
Some clinical studies show that taking vitamin B2 is effective in
treating migraine headaches. It may be useful for headaches in general.
It may take up to three months to see good results.
Take 400 mg once daily.
5-HTP is effective for migraine and tension headaches and can be
effective for headaches in general. It can reduce the pain by boosting
the body's production of endorphins ("natural painkillers").
Take 50 to 100 mg three times daily. Dosage up to 300 mg twice daily has be used as well.