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Caffeine and Migraines – Does it help or hurt?

Feb 25th, 2010 | By Beth
Caffeine and Migraines – Does it help or hurt?

Now, we all know that caffeine is a popular ingredient in prescription and OTC migraine medications; however, I started to wonder if caffeine had a downside for a migraine sufferer like me.

According to WebMD.com, caffeine makes some medications more effective because it increases the body’s ability to absorb the medicine more quickly, which one would presume would result in faster relief and in some cases turn a really scary powerful migraine into something more…