Botox for Migraines

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Botox is FDA-approved for treating migraine headaches. Chronic migraines are those that regularly occur more than 14 days per month. Botox will not cure migraines, but may offer relief from pain.

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26 Years Old, Using Botox for Almost 4 Years - Biloxi, MS

Well I recently got my annual botox but this is the first time I have had a side effect. I usually receive anywhere from 200to 400 units. My right eye began to drooping about 4 days after injection. Which this is also the first time I have had a different Neurologist do this for me. My long time... READ MORE

Many Years a Migraine Sufferer - Let's See How Botox Works! - Niagara Falls, NY

I finally let my Neurologist talk me into Botox. I'm hopeful! My history: * 41 years old * Suffered with migraines since 2002 * Have tried everything (preventative) under the sun * Relpax is my triptan drug of choice * Most of my migraines are hormonally related (with the exception of some... READ MORE

Never Again!

I have Botox injections all 32 for my migraines and I was ok the day after, the following day my neck hurt it was very weak,my eye lids were drooping. I called the neurologist office they said it's a side effect, another office said no that's not good! So here I am 3 weeks later my neck still... READ MORE

Botox for Tension Headaches/Migraines - Richmond, VA

Aside from the asthetic benefits of Botox, much to my delight it has also relieved me of my tension headaches - all gone. Never have experienced ANY bad side effects from Botox - only 1 syringe used - I think that is 20 units (not certain). Botox takes effect after approximately 2 days (everyone... READ MORE

61 Year Old Former Medical Assistant and Fashion Model. Mother of 3 Grown Children - Framingham, MA

My migraines started at age 13. I have suffered many years of severe headaches and migraines. The headaches were a daily things for me. It became very wearing on me. It was difficult to concentrate or focus on anything. I have seen many doctors for this with no avail. I was put on many... READ MORE

First Time Trying Botox, 22 Yrs Old - Fort Worth, TX

NO MORE HEADACHES! Also, my forehead looks smoother and tighter. I'm only 22 so I didn't really have any wrinkles yet, but I squint/furrow my brow constantly and it was giving me me tension headaches. It also was surely going to give me wrinkles prematurely. My older sister actually suggested... READ MORE

Patient, Knowledgeable, and Respectful - Norwalk, CT

I went to many surgeons in the area. I am only 32 and had some mild creasing between my forehead, and recurring headaches due to frowning (I am near sighted, and squinting/frowning while driving would leave me with terrible tension headaches). The surgeons I visited were pushy about the amount... READ MORE

44, Mom, Going in for BOTOX Today for the First Time - The Woodlands, TX

I have been receiving Limelight Laser treatments for uneven pigment and redness including veins on my nose and chin. The results are great! I still have wrinkles getting worse by the month it seems, so I will be getting a mild first treatment of Botox in my forehead, crows feet, and possibly... READ MORE

Can't Live with Migraines Any More - Las Vegas, NV

After 40 years of dealing with migraines thru different methods, and was finally worn out from drugs masking effects and putting me in a continual fog, went to see Dr. Khorsandi on cost of Botox, he introduced us to migraine decompression surgery. His experience had shown that there is no reason... READ MORE

Not for Me - Toledo, OH

I tried botox as a last result for chronic migraines. The day after the botox treatment I had a migraine for 2 days all day long, along with a stiff neck. The stiff neck continued for three days with no relief except for taking a muscle relaxant at night but then I would wake up still with a... READ MORE

Giving Botox a Try - Roseville, CA

I start Botox injections tomorrow morning. I am 49 years old, and have had migraines since I was 20 years old. I feel as if I've tried everything possible to alleviate these monsters. I get them 3 - 4 days per week. It is rare that a migraine lasts for just a few hours or even half a day. ... READ MORE

Mrs. Fern Goodale - York, Maine

I had a great experience, lots of shots, wasn't very painful, but I disliked the sound of the needles puncturing the skin, but otherwise it went very quickly and I was fine after and went about my day normally. I am so happy, I am doing great, i've had a few Migraines but they were not as bad... READ MORE

Botox for Chronic Migraines

I've suffered with chronic migraines for the past 35 years, and I've taken all of the following medicines: Divalproex ER 250MG, Oxycodone 5MG, Abilify, Topamax, Cafergot, Prozac, Depakote, Atenolol, Sumatriptan, Migranal Spray, and so many others that I can't even remember the names of them... READ MORE

Botox for Migraines Didn't Help Me...it Hurt Me - Mount Kisco, NY

This was the second time I received the botox TX for migraines. The first time was in 2009 when it wasn't approved yet. It was a better experience and seemed to help somewhat. I got a few less migraines and the majority of the botox was in my face and traps along my back. I decided to try... READ MORE

Absolutely NOT Worth It - 100 units of Botox for treatment of chronic migraines

I was given approx 100 units of Botox for treatment of chronic migraines. I was not warned in advance about any potential long term side effects. Within 24 hours I had the worst headache of my life. I thought I was literally going to die. The headache decreased a small amount daily but in crept... READ MORE

27 Year Old 1 Child

Today I had my first treatment I'm hoping that it works. I'm 27 years old and I've been having migraines since I was 8 years old I have a daughter she's 10 years old this past two years my migraines got worse I'm in FMLA papers at work because almost every day I have to go home to take my... READ MORE

27 Year Old Who Suffers from Severe Migraines

After trying multiple medications, both rescue and preventative, chiropractor, diet changes I will still Having on average 3-4 migraines a week, and headaches that wouldn't go away everyday. My Dr recommended Botox. My insurance covered it completely. In the 3 months I've had Botox, I've only... READ MORE

I Finally Had a Round of Those PAINFUL Botox Injections for Migraines.

I have had migraines for years and have tried numerous otc and prescription medications. I was not "new" to Botox and have received 20 units every now and then for "frown" lines. I was referred to a Neurologist and he recommended Botox as a way to lessen the amount and duration of my migraines.... READ MORE

37 Mom and Rn

I had my first round approx 2 1/2 mos ago. Not sure of it worked. I got really bad migraines right after. Not sure if it was the procedure or the fact that i had recently weaned of of amitriptyline my daily migraine preventative. The procedure was extremely painful. 31 injections in forehead,... READ MORE

Need Help for Migraines!

Dr. Green has an Amazing staff and he's an amazing doctor. He always provides professional advice and care. I was getting migraines for such a long time and Dr. Green was recommend to receive Botox for my migraines. I am afraid of needles, but Dr. Green made me feel at ease and before I knew... READ MORE

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