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Shefaye Khatam 2020, 8(2): 119-129 Back to browse issues page
The Effect of Vitamins B on Improving the Symptoms of Migraine: An Overview
Shiva Nematgorgani, Zahra Gholi, Soodeh Razeghi Jahromi, Mansoureh Togha, Fariba Karimzadeh *
Cellular and Molecular Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran , kaimzade.f@iums.ac.ir
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Introduction: Migraine is a common, painful and potentially debilitating disease that is characterized by frequent, unilateral, pulsating attacks of moderate to severe severity. The main cause of migraine is unknown. It seems the B vitamins affect clinical symptoms of the migraine headache. In this study, we reviewed the effects of some vitamins B on improving the symptoms of migraine headaches and their possible mechanism of action. In this study, we evaluated the articles published between 2002 and 2018 on this topic in Scopus, Science Direct, PubMed, and Google Scholar. Conclusion: The findings of several studies suggest that some of vitamins B can improve migraine headaches, particularly their frequency and severity. Dietary supplementation of vitamins B could efficiently prevent or alleviate different symptoms of the migraine headache.
Keywords: Migraine Disorders, Thiamine, Folic Acid, Pyridoxine, Vitamin B 12
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Type of Study: Review --- Open Access, CC-BY-NC | Subject: Basic research in Neuroscience
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