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Is Caffeine the Reason for Migraines?

Migraine, Migraines, Headache, Headaches, Head Pain, Migraine Headaches, Migraine Relief, Headache Relief, Tension Headache, Tension Headaches, Migraine Headaches, Migraine Headaches Relief,Migraines Natural Relief Norton Shores MI, Migraine Relief, natural remedies for headaches, migraine treatment, what is a migraine, how to get rid of a migraine, vestibular migraine, hemiplegic migraine, headache relief, what causes migraines, migraine symptomsMigraines are debilitating to those who suffer from them and can cause them to lose out on activities they enjoy, including social events. Finding relief for migraines becomes a top priority to anyone who has them. Identifying triggers can be beneficial when it comes to finding relief. Such things as preservatives in food and beverages can be triggers for some. Caffeine is one of the most common problems. This is often found in coffee and chocolate.

Migraines and Caffeine

What may surprise someone is that caffeine is also a major ingredient in some headache medications. Therefore, if caffeine is a trigger for someone, and the person takes a medication without realizing it contains caffeine, chances are he or she will end up with another headache which may be worse than the first. Here is a list of some common medications that have caffeine as one of their ingredients and how much of it the drug contains:

Over-the-Counter Headache Medications

  • Bayer Select Maximum Strength Headache Pain Relief – 65.4 mg
  • Goody’s Extra Strength tablets – 16.25 mg
  • Goody’s Headache Powder – 32.5 mg
  • NoDoz – 200 mg
  • Vanquish caplets – 33 mg
  • Excedrin caplets – 65 mg
  • Excedrin Extra Strength – 65 mg
  • Excedrin Aspirin-Free caplets – 65 mg
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  • Anacin Max Strength – 32 mg
  • Anacin tablets and caplets – 32 mg
  • Actamin Super – 65.4 mg
  • Dristan capsules – 16 mg
  • Vivarin – 200 mg
  • Midol for Cramps Max Strength – 32.4 mg
  • Midol Menstrual Max Strength – 60 mg

Prescription Caffeinated Headache Medications

    • Triaminicin with Codeine tablets – 30 mg
    • Fiorinal capsules and tablets – 40 mg
    • Fiorinal with Codeine No. 3 – 30 mg
    • Norgesic, Norephedrine – 30 mg
    • Norgesic Forte, Norphadrine Forte – 30 mg
    • Cafergot suppositories (Cafertrine, Cafetrate, Migergot, Wigraine) – 100 mg
    • Cafergot tablets (Ercaf, Ergo-Caff, Gotamine, Wigraine) – 100 mg

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Is There Any Natural Migraine Relief Available?

Upper cervical chiropractic care has seen much success in helping migraine patients cope and possibly eliminate migraine episodes. This is a gentle, effective form of chiropractic that focuses on ensuring that the patient has a healthy upper spine. It only takes ¼ of a millimeter misalignment to cause problems in the body, such as migraines. Once corrected, patients often see a vast improvement in migraine symptoms.

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