Botox is only FDA-approved for chronic migraines, which means headache on 15 or more days a month since 2010.
Botox used to treat chronic migraine was effective, safe, and well-tolerated.
Migraine botox, how does it work?
Botox is injected around pain fibers that are involved in headaches. Botox work with the nerve endings around where it is injected and blocks the release of chemicals involved in pain transmission. The doctor uses a very small needle injects small amounts of Botox into shallow muscles which involve 31 points of injection on the head neck and upper back.
Botox treatment for Migraine, How often?
Typically administer them once every 3 months
After treatment, some people may improve significantly and are able to discontinue treatment without relapse. Depending on your response to Botox, the doctor will recommend a length of time for your treatment plan.