migraine

Herb Helps Migraine: Butterbur found to be effective preventative

People who suffer migraine headaches may have an alternative to prescription drugs and painkillers, report a team of international scientists. They evaluated the effectiveness of a standardized root extract from the butterbur plant (Petasites hybridus) as a preventive...

Studies find vitamin eases migraines

Have you tried everything to help ease your migraine headache with no real relief? If you haven’t tried vitamin B-2, read on! At the Department of Neurology at the Humboldt University of Berlin in Germany, researchers found that high-dose vitamin B-2 may be beneficial...

Migraines linked to low magnesium

One in five Canadians suffers migraines, which are headaches caused by swelling of the blood vessels and nerves surrounding the brain. They can last anywhere from three hours to three days, causing pain, nausea and sensitivity to noise. There are many triggers for...

Coenzyme Q10 offers migraine relief

The word “migraine” originates from the Greek word “hemikrania,” meaning “half a skull” — a fitting description, since many who suffer from migraines say their head feels “split in two” from the pain! A migraine headache can incapacitate even the healthiest individual...

Escape migraines with feverfew

If you suffer from migraines, you’ll be happy to hear of a UK study that shows once and for all that the herb feverfew can offer relief. Feverfew was used by the ancient Greeks to treat headaches, fever and stomach upset and gained popularity in the 1970s as a...