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Little Molly's Migraines: Spotlight on a Remarkable Recovery

Richard Goldberg

Migraine Wikimedia CommonsMolly was a delightful 7-year old with a painful problem. And her doctor couldn't help her. But I knew something that could.

Molly's mother came to see me several months ago, feeling helpless. Molly's migraines were so bad that she couldn't even go to school. Her pediatrician said she would probably outgrown them, and gave her a prescription for pain medications that made made her violently sick. She had to stop taking them.

That's when her mother decided to come talk to me.

 

Molly's Migraine Recovery

Having worked with migraine sufferers for over 30 years, I felt I could help Molly's condition. I first suggested Molly go on an elimination diet. That was a diet where all artificial colors and flavors were eliminated. Then she got off all dairy products and wheat and gluten.

That seemed to reduce the frequency of her migraines, but Molly would still have a severe migraine at least once or twice a week.

My next suggestion was daily Magnesium Chloride Baths. That was easy, as Molly loved taking baths. After only her 3rd bath, the severity of the migraines was reduced to a point where Molly told her mom she wanted to go back to school.

After 3 weeks of nightly Magnesium baths, then 3-4 baths per week, Molly hasn't had a migraine in 4 months.

 

Why did this work?

As late as May 2016, the International Clinical Pharmacology (ICP) journal says that magnesium's role and mechanisms are still being argued. I have some theories, which I'm happy to discuss. The easy version? If you knew that a substance played key roles in all of these areas, each of which has known or suspected connections with migraines... 

  • Cardio-vascular
  • Inflammation, aches, and recovery
  • Metabolizing sugar
  • Muscle operation
  • Neurotransmitters

...wouldn't you look there for help?

A May 2 ICP Journal article titled "Serum concentration of magnesium as an independent risk factor in migraine attacks: a matched case-control study and review of the literature" had this to say (emphasis added): 

"There were significant differences in magnesium serum levels between the three groups (1.09±0.2 mg/dl during migraine headaches; 1.95±0.3 mg/dl between the attacks; and 1.3±0.4 mh/dl in the control group; P<0.0001). Odds of acute migraine headaches increased 35.3 times (odds ratio=35.3; 95% confidence interval: 12.4-95.2; P=0.001) when serum levels of magnesium reached below the normal level. The odds in patients who are not in the acute attack phase were 6.9 folds higher (odds ratio=6.9; 95% confidence interval: 1.3-2.1; P=0.02). The serum level of magnesium is an independent factor for migraine headaches and patients with migraine have lower serum levels of magnesium during the migraine attacks and between the attacks compared with healthy individuals."
Meanwhile, the National Academy of Sciences and World Health Organization agree: most people are deficient in magnesium.
If you've ever had migraines or other serious headaches, I think you owe it to yourself not to be one of those people.
You also owe it to yourself to use the best chemical form of magnesium on the market, in the purest food-grade form available. Preferably during a circulation-enhancing and relaxing activity. Like a full bath, or even a foot bath. 


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Isn't it worth it, to be like Molly?