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Old 26 September 2007, 12:42 AM
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Originally Posted by Eddylizard View Post
Well you can buy headache medicines (at least here) with added caffeine, usually marketed as XYZ plus, Parcetamol and Aspirin, and the caffeine is supposed to increase the potency of the analgesic. I've no idea what the mechanism is - possibly it acts as a vasodilator and as you say, speeds the blood flow.

I've found an extra strong cup of coffee takes care of my headaches. I'm up till four AM but my headache is gone.
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