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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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

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 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

I Used to Get Really Bad Headaches! - Laguna Beach, CA

I love Dr. Mowlavi! My mom has been a patient of his for a really long time. I met him when I was helping her during after her surgery. My mom has had a lot of surgeries (disc replacements, knee replacements etc etc) and Dr. Mowlavi is by far her best doctor!!! He really cares about her and has... READ MORE

Horrible and Permanent Neck and Shoulder Pain ! - Honolulu, HI

The Botox not only was highly ineffective for me, but also left me with horrible neck and shoulder pain. My first Botox was over a year ago, a week after that I woke up with a frozen neck and shoulders pain. I was waiting for the 3 months mark for a relief, but it never came. It seems that the... READ MORE

First Set of BOTOX Injections for Chronic Migraine - Corpus Christi, TX

My insurance quickly approved the BOTOX injections requested by neurologist. The only cost to me was the specialist appointment co-pay of 50.00. I have had every procedure recommended including radiofrequency nerve ablation(nerve grew back)-other than neck surgery. I have had migraine headaches... READ MORE

Awesome Migraine Relief, by a Precision Injector - Greenville, SC

I suffer from almost daily migraines, which always start with my brow muscle. I had 40 units injected in various area on my face. As soon as it set in, I was instantly relieved. Now, the triggers lay dull, allowing my to not be as dependent on stronger pain medications. Besides, I was having to... READ MORE

Medicare Doesn't Know How to Do Math! - Tampa, FL

Yes, $2200 every 3 months out of medicare's pockets seems like a lot, but before I became brave enough to have needles stuck in my face (which hurt tremendously until I started using a numbing cream before hand) I was having 15 (a wonderful month) to 25 migraine days a month. The ER/ED staff... READ MORE

Botox for my Migraines - New York

I've long struggled with headaches that cluster in my forehead where I store all my "stress" and after trying and failing many different therapies, I decided to take the plunge and try a low dose of Botox for my headaches. I've had Botox in the past for TMJ and it helped. I wanted to go to... READ MORE

I'm Am 46 Yrs Young and Suffer from Migraines - La Mesa, CA

I went in for a Botox procedure with Dr.Pousti and I had a great experience. The office staff were very warm, friendly and professional. Doctor Pousti was thorough in explaining the procedure. I felt comfortable and reassured. I will definitely return for future procedures. An A+ experience no... READ MORE

Getting Botox for Migraine for the First Time Today (26th August 2016) - California, CA

I've had migraines for 18 years. I am 49. The doc has tried every medication possible. This seems to be the last resort. I've been getting them almost daily. I'm worried about the numerous shots, and the side effects. Keeping my fingers crossed that it will go well. As for wrinkles...I don't... READ MORE

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