Consider talking to your doctor about magnesium supplements.
This won’t be anything new for regular readers of our site. But magnesium supplements have been such a help to so many people, they just had to make it into 1% Thursday eventually! 🙂
We won’t rehash everything that’s been said about magnesium already. But in summary, magnesium for migraine is one of the best researched, most helpful supplements out there. There are certainly various reasons to be concerned about magnesium levels in migraineurs. For example, magnesium may be low in women with premenstrual symptoms. Also, magnesium regulates is involved in many of the body’s functions that seem to suffer during a migraine attack (such as sleep regulation). Read more about the magnesium and migraine connection.
Magnesium is often taken alone, or as a part of a supplement such as MigreLief.
We’ve talked a great deal about the type of magnesium to take, how much to take, and what to not take it with (ie calcium!). So check out these previous posts for all the details:
What is 1% Thursday?
Every Thursday at Headache and Migraine News (weather permitting) we’ll talk about one measurable, practical thing we can do to make our lives just 1% better. Usually it will be something very easy, sometimes it will be a challenge. Let us know if you try it, or share an idea of your own – and maybe a year from now we’ll see that things have really changed for the better!