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Feverfew.

Newsgroup: alt.folklore.herbs
From: jmidura.map.com (john midura)
Date: 27 Jan 1996 05:03:41 GMT
Subject: Re: Fever Few (How Long)

>I have been taking feverFew (3x150mg tabs a day) for the last three weeks as I suffer from headaches. IT WORKED. I haven't had a headache for almost 3 weeks. I can't believe it .But how long should one take this herb.

If you are prone to migraines, feverfew should be taken on a daily basis as a tonic. Some folks can get away with taking it just as an aura appears, previous to migraine onset, or when you feel a headache just coming on.


From: quahog.netnet.net (Dave)

> I have been taking feverFew (3x150mg tabs a day) for the last three weeks as I suffer
I have a friend who had a stroke many years ago. She has had chronic migraine ever since, and I mean the kind that require her to to to hospital for an injection of medication. Last summer I had her start taking Feverfew (her neurologist was consulted and did not object, rather he was curious). Over the last 6 months she has had only 3 headaches. This is a marked drop from the almost weekly bouts that she normally had. Her doctor's jaw is still agape. <grin>

Does anyone have any further information regarding long term usage. (note: of the 3 headaches she experienced, two occured within one week of her running out of Feverfew and not replenishing her supply.



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