Can vitamin B2 (riboflavin) supplements help treat migraine headaches?

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Steven A. Meyers, MD
Diagnostic Radiology
Riboflavin, otherwise known as vitamin B-2, was shown in one study to reduce the frequency of migraine attacks. A rather high dose of 400 mg daily was used.

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