Migraine Headache

Botox For Migraines

A recent, double-blind, randomized study reported that treatment of patients with botulinum toxin Type A (BTX-A) markedly reduced symptoms of migraine. To know more about botox for migraines, read Try These Products For Headache Relief.

Botox for migraines describes the effect of pericranial injections of BTX-A on migraine in three patients who presented primarily for cosmetic treatment of frown lines. All patients were treated with a total dose of 36 u of BTX-A (Botox, Allergan). Patients were asked to keep a headache diary for three months and were asked to rate their level of satisfaction with BTX-A as a preventive treatment for migraine.

Migraine headache relief has found an option in Botox. Hypertension headache, optical migraine, cluster headache and other migraine symptoms can be treated with this new medication.

Research shows that wrinkle drug can reveal muscles in the face and neck that trigger headaches and thus migraine can be treated successfully by using Botox to identify the muscles triggering the headaches and then removing them surgically, an American headache society study indicates.