Have you heard about the Gatorade migraine cure? Grab a bottle when feel a migraine coming on, and it’ll go away.
But is this home migraine remedy an old wive’s tale, or does it really work?
Mechanisms for the Gatorade Cure
The primary reason Gatorade will help get rid of a headache or migraine, because it hydrates. Dehydration is a common cause of head pain, especially in the summer. The simple act of restoring your body’s lost moisture can do wonders for a migraine.
Another way that Gatorade might work to cure your headache is by supplying magnesium. Magnesium is a common remedy for migraines. It works for many people, and is one of the ways that people use food to treat their migraines. Other people recommend magnesium supplements to help prevent migraines.
Could Gatorade Cause Migraines?
On the flip side, there’s also a possible risk that Gatorade could actually cause migraines. Like many artificially flavored foods, Gatorade is suspected (but not proven) to contain MSG, which some people say is a migraine trigger, although there are doubts about that.
So it’s possible that people could experience migraines after drinking Gatorade. However, there are far more reports of people experiencing migraine relief from Gatorade than those developing migraines after drinking Gatorade.
When it’s Time to Seek Professional Treatment
If you’re not getting headache relief from home remedies like Gatorade, we can help.
TMJ treatment has been proven to help many headache sufferers see reductions in the frequency and intensity of headaches. TMJ is linked with migraine as well as many other chronic overlapping pain conditions (COPCs).
About Pasadena Pain Management
Pasadena Pain Management offers pain management treatment for TMJ/TMD, migraine, headaches and neck pain in Pasadena, CA. Our office is conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Pasadena Pain Management, we offer the exclusive TruDenta treatment therapy — a highly specialized form of care that involves cutting-edge dental technology, without needles or injections. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable pain management care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping our patients happy and pain free.
If you are ready to take a step towards being pain free, or simply want to learn more about how the minimally invasive migraine treatment called TruDenta works, contact us today to set up a FREE TruDenta consultation.