If you are trying to avoid pills, I am board certified in medicine, and in integrative medicine, where we try to avoid pills.
If you can find a good, TCM acupuncturist, a professional trained in chinese medicine and acupuncture, I have found this to have a high success rate with migraines.
I have used these folks in my practice since 2002, with good results.
There are other factors as well.
If your magnesium is below 2.5, you should be supplementing.
50% of people like you will respond, 90% of those who also have mitral valve prolapse.
A nutrient dense, anti inflammatory diet should also be followed.
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