6th Grade Teacher... Headaches Are a Perk of the Job!!! - Elk Grove Village, IL

I tried SO MANY treatments available for migraines...

I tried SO MANY treatments available for migraines & nothing worked. Even when hospitalized, no medications were able to get my migraine pain under control. But, as much of an exaggeration as it sounds, Botox has saved my life & career!
I was missing several days of work a month due to migraines. Others days, when I forced myself to go, I wasn't the teacher I knew I could be. Now, I tutor after school, volunteer for committees & even dance at the end of the year 6th celebration!!!
I would encourage anyone who suffers like I did & has tried several other treatments to give Botox a try. It is worth its weight in gold! I'm SO grateful for my neurologist for suggesting this therapy!!!

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So happy for you!  How long did it take after being injected for the botox to stop your migraines?  Was it immediate?
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Dr. Patel

Dr. Patel is wonderful!!! He always takes enough time with me to make sure that I feel very comfortable before we start the Botox injections. He's also great about really getting to know me as a person, not just a medical patient. I feel like he truly cares about me and my husband, as people. He always asks how my students are doing & even remembers some their names! (usually the troublemakers!- LOL) That's way beyond the call of duty for such a busy neurologist, especially considering I've only been his patient for approximately a year and a half! I have recommended Dr. Patel to a coworker & a student's parent. Both suffer from HORRIBLE migraine headaches & need to see a great neurologist. I hope to hear that they take my suggestion!

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