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    Exploratory Controlled Study Of The Migraine-Suppressing Effects Of Psilocybin

    Neurotherapeutics. 2020 Nov 12. doi: 10.1007/s13311-020-00962-y. Online ahead of print. Exploratory Controlled Study of the Migraine-Suppressing Effects of Psilocybin Emmanuelle A D Schindler, R Andrew Sewell, Christopher H Gottschalk, Christina Luddy, L Taylor Flynn, Hayley Lindsey, Brian P...
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    Cinnamon Reduced Inflammation As Well As Frequency, Severity And Duration Of Migraines

    This study came out three months ago, but I think it has not been posted here. Cinammon was effective against migraines in a double blind placebo controlled trial with 50 patients. The effect sizes were pretty impressive. Effect of cinnamon on migraine attacks and inflammatory markers: A...
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    Estrogen Is A Major Cause Of Migraines

    After more than 80 years of claiming estrogen protected women from migraines and mood disorders (and prescribing HRT as prevention/treatment) modern medicine seems to be finally recognizing the causative role of estrogen in migraines. Peat has been saying this for years, and it should have been...
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    Nitrix Oxide (NO) Is A Likely Cause Of Migraines

    The good thing about this study is that it finally makes the connection between the known neurotoxin NO and the pathology of migraines. The bad thing about this study is that it still refers to NO as a heart-protective chemical and it also tries to blame the elevated levels of NO on specific gut...
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    Migraine Conundrum

    My girlfriend has experienced classical migraines since she was six years old. Classical in this context means migraine with aura. I have attempted to help her over the last ten years with the migraines, doing a bit of research here and there. We have tried many different diets and supplements...
  6. Hugh Johnson

    Hydroxocobalamin, A Nitric Oxide Scavenger, In The Prophylaxis Of Migraine: An Open, Pilot Study

    Abstract Drugs which directly counteract nitric oxide (NO), such as endothelial receptor blockers, NO-synthase inhibitors, and NO-scavengers, may be effective in the acute treatment of migraine, but are also likely to be effective in migraine prophylaxis. In the underlying pilot study the...
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    Risks Of High Vit B2 Supplement For Migraine?

    I'm starting some high-dose vitamin B2 because there are studies showing a significant proportion of migraineurs getting significant improvements from high dose B2 (eg 400mg/day), with some improvement after one month and more after 3 months. I have not read any such recommendation from Peat. I...
  8. haidut

    Serotonin And Nitric Oxide Are The True Causes Of Migraine

    Ray has written about the connections between serotonin and migraine, but AFAIK he did not name a direct causative agent. This study claims that serotonin causes release of nitric oxide in the meningeal area of the brain and spinal cord and that is the cause of migraine...
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