I want to share with you about a study I found, because I have been looking for natural and alternative approaches to treating migraines. This was a double blind study, meaning that the participants didn’t know what they were receiving, and the received either ginger or Imitrex (sumatriptan). At the end of the study it showed that ginger was just as effective at treating migraines as Imitrex (and less side effects!).
I was super excited to read this because I’ve been taking Imitrex for many years and I wanted an alternative approach to treatment of the migraines. So I wanted to try this myself. The study recommended 1/8 of a teaspoon of ginger powder, but I’ve actually been using ginger extract, and what you do is mix it in with water and drink at the onset of a migraine. So far, this has been about 80% effective for me (4 out or 5 times, because migraines are multifactorial with different causes and triggers).
I want to share with you because if you have migraines or know someone with migraines, Please share with them as well and maybe this could help treat as a natural, alternative approach. If you end up trying it, I’d love to hear from you. Please share your experience as well!
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