Complementary Alternatives Therapies

Amino acids

  • By SolusUmbra

    Over the years of having migraines I found that I had a craving for protein, and lots of it!
    After realizing this I looked into why some types of protein helped why others didn’t. From there I found out protein is broken down into amino acids.
    I found that there several amino acids that link directly to migraines.
    I asked my doctor to test my amino acids and he agreed, come to find out I was extremely low on many of them. We believe part of it is from another disorder, but since I started drink multiple protein drinks my migraines have been cut in half of not more.
    I don’t know if extra amino acids would help anyone else with migraines but I figured I would toss this experience out.
    And just a side note if it is something you want to try make sure you get your kidneys checked to make sure they can handle the extra protein load.

  • By Nancy Harris Bonk Moderator

    Hi SolusUmbra,

    That’s very interesting! Thank you for sharing the information with us. Having half as many migraine attack is amazing – good for you!

    I’ll keep my fingers crossed this continues.

    Will you keep us posted on your progress?