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Riboflavin (Vitamin B2) is involved in the energy production for the electron transport chain, the citric acid cycle, as well as the catabolism of fatty acids through beta-oxidation.

Chronic fatigue syndrome[edit | edit source]

One very small study found decreased functional status of several B vitamins including pyridoxine, riboflavin and thiamine.[1]

Migraine prevention[edit | edit source]

Riboflavin has been shown to be effective for headaches and for migraine prevention.[2][3]

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. Heap, L.C.; Peters, T.J.; Wessely, S. (April 1, 1999), "Vitamin B Status in Patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome", Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, 92 (4): 183–185, doi:10.1177/014107689909200405, ISSN 0141-0768, PMID 10450194, retrieved November 9, 2016
  2. "Dietary Supplements for Headaches: What the Science Says". National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health. Retrieved October 13, 2021.
  3. Sun-Edelstein, Christina; Mauskop, Alexander (March 2011). "Alternative Headache Treatments: Nutraceuticals, Behavioral and Physical Treatments: March 2011". Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain. 51 (3): 469–483. doi:10.1111/j.1526-4610.2011.01846.x.

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