Monday, June 6, 2011

Help for *~Migraines~*

Migraines are very common and can be different for everyone, but here are just a few of many tips to keep you on track and on top of your migraines.

^Keep track of your triggers by recording dates, times, what you are doing just before, what you ate that day...Look for common culprits like (chocolate, caffeine  MSG, stress, weather changes, processed meats, vision problems, etc...)

^Take your B vitamins...B vitamins lower levels of amino acids which triggers migraines.

^stick to a steady sleep routine, and take 10-20 min. power naps if you can...let your brain and nerves rest a few minutes.

^Remember to get sufficient amounts of calcium and magnesium which stabilizes blood vessel walls and prevent spasms that occur during the attacks.

^Some natural remedies that you may try for pain and treatment is fever few, cayenne, chamomile, ginger, peppermint, rosemary, valerian, willow bark, and ...My personal favorite is hops capsules by eclectic institute. You may also try ginkgo biloba extract it enhances cerebral functions.

...Remember everyone's body is different, if one remedy is not to your liking don't be afraid to try a different one. Just be sure to discuss it with your ND or MD if you are taking other meds, pregnant, or breastfeeding.


  1. Assalamu alaikum sister.

    I get migraines but I did not know about the B vitamins. So thank you for sharing!

    Many years ago I would get them full force and I felt there was no hope to get rid of them as family members had them just as bad. Then I went to my Physician and she told me to try to stay away from certain foods which many of which I did not consume but the one in which found were the triggers were Sodium Nitrate and MSG. If I stay away from them completely I will have no such occurrence, but if I consume anything with this sure enough I will get one. Also I learned to take one anti-acid with one Excedrin to help reduce any excessive vomiting which happens at times.

    1. Walakium As Salaam wrwb sis. Alhamdulillah & You're welcome! Yes, sis. I'm with you. Migraines can turn you world upside down for a time... I remember reading hadiths about Aisha (RA) suffering from them as well.

      •and yes sis I find that a common trigger in most migraine sufferers is MSG. No MSG for me and my 13 yr old son either sis. "Massive Recipe for a Migraine."

      Thanks for visiting! :)