Across the nation there are over 23 million migraine sufferers, and thousands in the greater Los Angeles area. According to the Mayo Clinic, migraines are chronic headaches that cause significant pain for hours, or even days, nausea, and extreme sensitivity to noise and light.
If migraine pain is interrupting your daily routine, there is a solution for you.
BOTOX® injections have been approved by the FDA to treat migraines.
BOTOX® injections are a proactive treatment used to stop headaches before they start instead of just offering relief at the onset of a headache, and are non-habit forming.
The treatment involves several BOTOX® injections into the forehead, temples, back of the head, neck, and shoulders. The procedure typically takes 30 minutes, and BOTOX® injections will keep you migraine free for 4 to 6 months.
BOTOX® for migraines treatments can be used in conjunction with other treatments for migraine headaches, including prescription medications. .
BOTOX® treatments for migraines are FDA approved and considered to be extremely safe. I do not recommend Botox treatment for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding, or for people with a history of neuromuscular disorders.
There is no downtime from the procedure and the patient can return to normal activities the same day. The most common side effect from BOTOX® injections are tenderness at the injection site, and possible minor bruising,