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What natural remedy can I use for headaches during pregnancy?

Dawn Marcus
Neurology
Magnesium is the only natural remedy recommended as headache prevention during pregnancy; a dose of 400 mg magnesium oxide daily may be used. Safety data are not available for herbs or other supplements during pregnancy, so avoid taking feverfew, butterbur, coenzyme Q10, and high-dose riboflavin.
The Woman's Migraine Toolkit: Managing Your Headaches from Puberty to Menopause (A DiaMedica Guide to Optimum Wellness)

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