The Magnesium Solution for Migraine Headaches

How to Use Magnesium to Prevent and Relieve Migraine & Cluster Headaches Naturally

Magnesium is a key element in maintaining healthy body functioning and one of the few natural substances that has been studied extensively in scientific studies. From professional and personal experience, I have learned how important magnesium can be for preventing and treating vascular disorders, and I have published on magnesium in the Annals of Pharmacotherapy (Feb. 2002).

Migraine and cluster headaches are vascular disorders that magnesium can help. Twenty-five million American adults and children suffer from migraines. I was one of them. My migraines were infrequent, but severe enough to learn that migraines are incapacitating, a quantum beyond tension headaches. Scientific evidence shows that magnesium can help prevent and treat migraine and cluster headaches for millions of people. My own migraines disappeared (except for an occasional painless, visual aura) since I began taking magnesium. Magnesium is far safer, cheaper, and often more effective than many expensive, side-effect prone drugs that doctors readily prescribe to migraine sufferers.

Diagnosing magnesium deficiencies is difficult, and taking effective amounts of magnesium often causes diarrhea. Fortunately, there are ways to identify the 75% of people in Western societies who are magnesium deficient and to use therapeutic amounts of magnesium without problems. I explain all of this and more in my new, expanded, inexpensive, evidence-based, how-to book on magnesium for you and your doctor.

The Magnesium Solution for Migraine Headaches explains:

  • Why 30 million Americans get migraine or cluster headaches.
  • How magnesium controls blood vessel activity.
  • Why most people are magnesium deficient.
  • Why magnesium deficiencies aren't recognized or treated. Why doctors aren't informed.
  • How to use magnesium to prevent migraines.
  • How to use magnesium to halt acute migraines.
  • Women, children, migraines, and magnesium.
  • Men, cluster headaches, and magnesium.
  • The scientific evidence.
  • Interviews with recognized experts.
  • Why many magnesium supplements cause diarrhea or don't work. The best magnesium supplements and how much to take.
  • Evidence your doctor will respect.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Magnesium, Migraines, and Cluster Headaches
  Migraines: A Common and Severe Malady
  Blood Vessels, Migraines, and Magnesium
  Magnesium -- The Essential Element for Normal Body Functioning
  Magnesium vs. Prescription Drugs for Migraine Headaches

Chapter 2: Magnesium Deficiency and Migraine Headaches
  The Most Common Mineral Deficiency
  The Evidence for Magnesium in the Prevention of Migraine Headaches
  The Evidence for Magnesium in the Treatment of Acute Migraine Headaches
  Why Magnesium Deficiencies Aren't Identified or Treated

Chapter 3: Magnesium Deficiencies in Migraine-Prone Populations
  Women, Migraines, and Magnesium
  Children, Migraines, and Magnesium
  Men, Cluster Headaches, and Magnesium

Chapter 4: How to Use Magnesium to Help Prevent and Treat Migraine
and Cluster Headaches Successfully

  Magnesium: A Nutrient and a Medication
  Treating Acute Migraines with Magnesium
  Preventing Migraines Headaches with Magnesium and Other Non-drug Therapies
  How Much Magnesium To Take
  How to Use Magnesium Successfully



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