By Christina Peterson, MD
Should You Be Taking Magnesium
Two doubleblind studies have shown that magnesium
supplementation may reduce the frequency of migraine. In research studies, we have found that magnesium
levels affect serotonin receptors, and also have an effect on nitric oxide synthesis...
My head pain is currently at a level 3. Yes, you read that correctly. Yesterday it was at a level 2 for six hours and level 3 for four hours. Level 2? Level 3? I haven't had pain levels this low in all the years I've been rating it.
I'm kinda afraid that acknowledging the improvement will somehow...
I've been "better" since going up to 700 mgs of magnesium
on February 7, but I, like always, am struggling to explain what that means. I met with my headache specialist yesterday and had to encapsulate my improvement in a short, concise statement. I said that the severity and duration of the...
After I stopped taking magnesium
, the severe nausea diminished over several days. And the after-eating headaches that had ceased, slowly increased over those few days. Then I learned from a reader that the dose may not have caused nausea, but the type of magnesium
. There are many different kinds;...
Woo hoo! I feel human again and it's all because I stopped taking magnesium
. Yep, magnesium
, the wonder supplement that helps so many people with migraine and chronic daily headache. I don't think magnesium
itself is to blame, but that the dose was too high. Since I can't even take a multivitamin...