What is botox treatment for migraines?
Botox helps some people who have chronic migraines, which means having a history of migraine headaches and headaches (including tension-type) on most days (15 or more) of the month of which 8 are migraine.
Botox treats migraine headaches by blocking chemicals called neurotransmitters that carry pain signals from your brain. It stops the chemicals before they get to the nerve endings around your head and neck.
Typically people get several shots of Botox around their heads and neck once every 12 weeks to dull or prevent migraine headaches.
People usually need 30 to 40 shots in total, and get an equal number on each side of their heads. Some people may have migraine pain in one particular spot, they may need more shots there. The results will be shown in 2 to 3 weeks after first treatment.
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