Vitamin D, Riboflavin, Coenzyme Q10 Deficiencies Linked To Migraine Headaches
Milla Bengtsson June 12, 2016
Although there was no causal link proven, vitamin deficiencies have been found in a high percentage of children, teens and young adults with migraines, according to new research from the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.
The study draws from a database which included patients with migraines who, according to Cincinnati Children’s Headache Center practice, had baseline blood levels checked forvitamin D, riboflavin, coenzyme Q10 and folate, all of which were implicated in migraines, to some degree, by previous and sometimes conflicting studies.
Many of the patients were put on preventive migraine medications and received vitamin supplementation, if levels were low. Since few received vitamins alone, the researchers could not say whether vitamins were effective in preventing migraines....