Nascent Health Clinics

Integrative Medicine: How Conventional and Alternative Medicine Can Work Together

AUGUST 2023 | Dr. Ashley Southern

Your Journey to Freedom from Migraines Begins Here

Migraines and other incapacitating headaches can wreak havoc on your daily life, subjecting you to intense pain, nausea, vomiting, and heightened sensitivity to light and sound. IVforLife is your gateway to swift relief, bypassing lengthy waits at overcrowded ERs or urgent care centers, all while keeping your costs in check.

The Migraine IV Experience

Migraines and severe headaches often manifest with painful symptoms, including nausea, along with sensitivity to light and sound. Patients enduring these conditions are frequently dehydrated, and one of the primary strategies in urgent emergency room migraine treatment is aggressive hydration. This hydration process alone can have a therapeutic effect, possibly alleviating your headache.

Recent research, notably a comprehensive review from 2015 (1), underscores the potential of certain vitamins in managing migraines. B2 (riboflavin), B12 (cobalamin), and B6 (pyridoxine) have demonstrated potent therapeutic effects in migraine control. This research also delves into the possible connection between these vitamins and the methylation cycle, along with the association of MTHFR mutations with chronic headaches.

MTHFR, or Methyl Tetra Hydro Folate Reductase, constitutes a critical step in converting folate into its active form, methyl-folate. A slowdown in this process can hinder methylation—a fundamental process for the development and maintenance of every cell in the body. In some individuals, this slowdown may contribute to the onset of migraines.

A 2012 review of Emergency Room treatments for migraines in both pediatric and adult populations identifies the efficacy of dopamine antagonists, such as metoclopramide.

Moreover, established and safe migraine symptom treatments, including Zofran, Toradol, and hydration, can be seamlessly integrated into our Migraine IV following a comprehensive review of your medical history.

If you’re well-acquainted with migraines, you understand the importance of seeking treatment in a tranquil, dark environment, along with promoting restful sleep.

 

Key Ingredients

0.9% NaCl (Normal Saline)

B2 (riboflavin)

B6 (pyridoxine)

B12 (cobalamin)

Toradol (ketorolac)

Zofran (ondansetron)

Reglan (Metoclopramide)

 

 

 

References

Shaik MM, Gan SH. Vitamin Supplementation as Possible Prophylactic Treatment against Migraine with Aura and Menstrual Migraine. BioMed research international, 2015.

Gelfand AA, Goadsby PJ. Treatment of pediatric migraine in the emergency room. Pediatric neurology, 47(4), 233-241.