What is the role of hypomagnesemia in the etiology of migraine headache?

Updated: Oct 30, 2020
  • Author: Tibor Fulop, MD, PhD, FACP, FASN; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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Magnesium deficiency has also been implicated in many other conditions. Low intracellular magnesium levels in the brain have been reported in migraine headache. However, the exact value of magnesium supplementation for migraine prophylaxis is not currently well defined. [71]


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