Chronic migraine is loosely defined by a headache that occurs at least 15 days a month for 4 or more hours a day. The symptoms must meet many criteria before a diagnosis can be confirmed.
HOW BOTOX® WORKS FOR CHRONIC MIGRAINES:
Botox®(onabotulinumtoxinA) is approved by the FDA and Health Canada as a treatment and prevention method for chronic migraines. It has been suggested that Botox® blocks certain century pathways responsible for triggering chronic migraine pain. The paralysis of this system brings relief. Botox® prevents headaches and migraines before they start.
Reduces the frequency and severity of chronic migraines
When will I see results?
Patient may start to experience fewer headaches 4 weeks after treatment.
How often do I need treatment?
Patient continues with one treatment every 3 months or as recommended by your doctor.