Does Kratom Work For Migraines?

Migraines are worse than that of ordinary headaches. Headaches are one of the most prominent components of a migraines. Usually migraines last longer than an ordinary headache.  Generally a migraines lasts as much as 4 hours to in some cases days. Some predominant symptoms of a migraine can very from sensitivity to light and sounds. Some other symptoms can be vomiting, nausea, and sometimes even fainting. In many cases one of the best ways is to be away from stimulus in a quiet dark area with no external distractions.

Causes of Migraines

Migraines can have many differing factors that contribute to them one being caused by an imbalance in serotonin in the brain which is responsible for mood and other bodily functions. Other contributing factors can stem from such factors as genetics and gender. In some cases migraines can have a hereditary factor that is passed down by parents. Migraines can also be more likely to occur during changes in hormones such as puberty and ovulation and other periods of hormonal changes in the body

How to use Kratom for Migraines and headaches

Kratom is a leaf that is typically used as a stimulant to increase energy. In many traditional uses of the plant it has also been used by workers and people that work in laborious or monotonous jobs to enhance mood and it has also been used as a painkiller. Kratom has been used for such pain as back pain, chronic fatigue syndrome and Lyme disease have reported relief from taking it. Which may lend its self to aiding in headaches or even migraines relief that have similar symptoms. Kratom is chemically different and is not an opium and it differs in a significant way that it is doesn’t directly lend itself to a dependency in the same way that opiates do.

Kratom Facts and Legality:

  • Kratom is currently illegal in six states: Indiana, Tennessee, Wisconsin, Vermont, Alabama and Arkansas.[v]
  • There are three different strains[iv]:
  1. White vein is more euphoric and can be disassociate.
  2. Green vein is stimulating with painkiller effects.
  3. Red vein is more sedating and very similar to feelings produced by opiates.