Vitamin Deficiencies Common in Young Migraine Sufferers

Vitamin Deficiencies Common in Young Migraine Sufferers - Health Council

“Many young people who suffer from migraines have vitamin deficiencies, new research finds.”

“Further studies are needed to elucidate whether vitamin supplementation is effective in migraine patients in general, and whether patients with mild deficiency are more likely to benefit from supplementation,” said lead study author Dr. Suzanne Hagler in a Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center news release. She is a headache medicine fellow in the hospital’s division of neurology.”

She conducted a study that included: children, teens and young adult migraine patients who were treated at Cincinnati Children’s Headache Center.

“A high percentage of them had mild deficiencies in vitamin D, riboflavin and coenzyme Q10 — a vitamin-like substance used to produce energy for cell growth and maintenance, the researchers said.”

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