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What supplements can reduce the frequency of migraine headaches?

Leopold D. Galland, MD
Internal Medicine
Supplements that can help reduce the frequency of migraine headaches are:
  • Magnesium—generally about 300 milligrams per day
  • Coenzyme Q10—generally about 300 milligrams per day
  • Alpha-lipoic acid—generally about 600 milligrams per day
  • Riboflavin (vitamin B2)—generally about 400 milligrams per day
  • Feverfew (Tanacetum parthenium)—dose will vary with preparation
(The amounts given are approximate based upon research, of course the amount each person should take varies according to the individual.)

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