What type of headaches does Botox treat?

Botox is used to treat chronic migraines. This means to be an eligible patient for this treatment option, you must experience headaches for at least 15 days out of the month.

As opposed to methods used to treat headaches after onset, Botox prevents headaches from occurring. Botox has been found to reduce headaches by an average of 8 or 9 instances a month.

What to expect with Botox injections:

The injections will be done here in the doctor’s office. It consists of Botox being injected into 7 key areas of the forehead and neck every three months. Like other treatment options it takes time to notice the relief from the Botox, greater relief will be received if the injections are kept up and received every 3 months.

How does Botox help headaches?

Botox injections deliver compounds that prevent contraction of a muscle. By blocking the nerve receptors from reaching these muscles, the muscles are forced to relax and ultimately ease pain and tension.


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