Statins and vit D prove effective for migraines

Researchers are proposing a novel role for statins and vitamin D after finding the combination is highly effective for preventing migraines.

Twice-daily simvastatin (20mg) plus twice-daily vitamin D3 (1000IU) results in three fewer migraine days per month on average among patients with episodic migraine, according to a 24-week randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial involving 57 adults who experienced at least four migraines per month.

More than one-quarter of the participants in the treatment group experienced a 50% or greater reduction in the number of migraine days across the duration of