Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)

Does it work? Research is limited, but high doses of riboflavin may work well as a migraine preventative and have virtually no reported side effects. How do I use it? 400mg per day split into two doses is the most commonly recommended dose. The Basics Riboflavin, also known as Vitamin B2, is an essential vitamin that assistsContinue reading “Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)”

Threshold Theory

One of the most important concepts of migraine treatment, the threshold theory (sometimes called the Bucket Theory) explains how triggers build on one another and contribute to migraine symptoms collectively. Migraine Threshold If you have migraine, you have a migraine threshold – the point at which you experience a full blown episode. Some people haveContinue reading “Threshold Theory”

Navigating Social Events and Holidays

Sometimes it can feel like migraine keeps us from everything fun in life, including social events and holidays. But you deserve to enjoy life and be with the ones you love! Here are some tips to help you actually enjoy the next party or family dinner without worrying when migraine will hit (or get worse!).Continue reading “Navigating Social Events and Holidays”

Common Triggers

Triggers are factors that raise the likelihood of a migraine episode occurring. Everyone has different triggers, but virtually universal ones include stress, lack of sleep, skipping meals, and dehydration. Stress Stress, both good and bad, causes a lot of changes in your body that can contribute to a migraine episode.  During times of increased stress,Continue reading “Common Triggers”

Are Food Sensitivities Contributing Your Migraine Symptoms?

If you’ve tried EVERYTHING to relieve your migraine symptoms and nothing has worked very well, it’s time to stop looking at your head and start looking at your gut! Read on to find out what a food sensitivity is, how it differs from food intolerances, food allergies, and food triggers, and how to know ifContinue reading “Are Food Sensitivities Contributing Your Migraine Symptoms?”