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Papers: 18 Apr 2020 - 24 Apr 2020

Human Studies


2020 Apr 19

Pain Pract

Reduction in Migraine and Headache Frequency and Intensity with Combined Antioxidant Prophylaxis (N-acetylcysteine, Vitamin E and Vitamin C: NEC): A Randomized Sham-Controlled Pilot Study.


To investigate the preventive effects of a combined antioxidant drug known as NEC (N-acetylcysteine, Vitamin E and C) on migraine outcomes. Migraine is characterised by increased oxidative stress and neurogenic inflammation in the brain; therefore antioxidants may have a migraine preventive effect.