1. BestSinceDAYONE

    Caffeine relieves my migraines...but why?

    So the last few days I've had huge migraines. I started Levothyroxine (that may be it) and am on a low carb diet so I don't know what it is. I've tried different supplements to help and for some reason a low dose of caffeine 100 mg - 200 mg seems to relieve the headache but coffee by itself DOES...
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    Ray Peat Interview One Radio Network - March 15, 2021

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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...
  5. haidut

    Aspirin Safe And Effective For Prevention AND Treatment Of Migraine

    A human study, which dispels the myths that migraine is yet another "mysterious" disease with an unknown cause and no effective treatment. Considering the role of serotonin in migraines, it adds to the evidence that aspirin is a potent anti-serotonin agent in higher doses. The good news is that...
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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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    Serotonin / PUFA Drive Migraine

    The role of serotonin in migraines is becoming more recognized every day. Unfortunately, SSRI drugs are still being used to treat migraines, but more recent studies found that serotonin antagonists like cyproheptadine or mianserin are much more effective. The study below found that linoleic...