By Lynne Adkins
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A local physician is prescribing vitamins to help kids with concussions get back to normal.READ MORE: Waterford Township Schools Closed After More Than 60% Of Staff Sickened Following Luncheon
85% of his patients with concussions complain of headaches according to Dr. Stephen Stache, a Sports Medicine Doctor at the Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and finding ways to treat the pain without medication is a priority.READ MORE: Giant Supermarket Chain Opening 4 New Stores In Philadelphia, Hiring 700 Employees
He says research shows that certain vitamins can be effective in migraine management.
The nice thing about these specific vitamins is very low side effect profile, they’re water absorbed so the body takes what you need and expels the rest.MORE NEWS: Philadelphia Officials Expected To Provide Update On Reopening Timeline Tuesday, Sources Say
The vitamins can be purchased over the counter at the local drug store or supermarket, they include, b-2 also known as riboflavin, co enzyme q-10, magnesium and fish oil.