A deficiency in mitochondrial energy metabolism may play a role in migraine pathology, Riboflavin or B2 an Important B vitamin, decreases migraine symptoms by increasing mitochondrial energy metabolism to the brain without changing neuronal excitability. Riboflavin may also provide protection from oxidative toxicity in the brain. Dietary sources of Riboflavin include Eggs, Asparagus, Artichokes and Avocado.
Coenzyme Q10 has antioxidant activity in mitochondrial and cellular membranes, protecting against peroxidation. The primary biochemical action of COQ10 is a cofactor in the mitochondrial electron chain. Dietary sources of CoQ10 include meats and seafood, however dietary consumption of CoQ10 do not reach therapeutic amounts.
Magnesium is involved with more than 300 enzymes systems, the body contains about 25 grams of magnesium, found in the skeleton and soft tissue.
Magnesium levels are depleted by excessive stress, High estrogen, low progesterone excessive alcohol intake and excessive dietary intake.
One of many Magnesium functions includes maintaining vascular tone and to prevent neuronal hyperexcitation.
Dietary sources include, wholegrains, Almonds, Cashews, Peanuts and Avocados
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